Are you interested in forming a food council or new to an existing council? Join this interactive webinar to learn about the purpose of food councils and the strategy behind forming one.
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- Facilitating for Equity
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- Upcoming Events
Virtual candidate forums are a great way to highlight food and farm issues and spark dialogue between the community and elected officials.
The initial wave of COVD-19 concerns sparked an increase in consumer demand for local farm products and a dramatic shift to online marketing for farmers. One of the tools farmers and consumers have turned to is the Visit NC Farms App from the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Food councils – be the grantee and the grantor! We’re inviting you to be the funder for our 2020 Food Council Microgrants. Applications will open in July.
In the last session in this series, we will highlight our ‘Staff Picks’ for key, simple facilitation essentials and dive deeper into creating effective agendas, even on the fly. We hope you join us!
In this Facilitating Virtually session, we’ll describe and practice a decision-making technique called Open, Narrow, Close. – a narrowing process to get to a few great ideas. We’ll also review the value of shared leadership and roles.
In this Facilitating Virtually session, participants will gain skills for encouraging dialogue and leading groups through a facilitation technique called ORID (Objective, Reflective, Interpretive, Decisional) Process that focuses on a conversation. We’ll also practice Open, Narrow, Close again in small groups.
In this Facilitating Virtually session, we’ll help you understand your leadership style and how it impacts group dynamics. We’ll model tools to help facilitate more effectively through everyday disruptions and difficult personalities.
In this Facilitating Virtually session, participants will gain tools for building agendas that support productive meetings, gain a shared understanding of the importance of each point on the Facilitation Triangle, increase their confidence in facilitation skills and zoom tools.
Video: Facilitating Virtually #1 – a series to learn best practices for facilitating online meetings
We’re offering a series of workshop to shares tips for participant engagement and effective online meetings. In this first workshop we’ll share tips for navigating Zoom and other virtual platforms, as well as techniques for engagement participants and effective meetings.