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North Carolina Food Councils

Join NC food policy council listserv, a forum to discuss food and farm policies, share events and opportunities, and connect food council members and partners across the state. 

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Join the Food Policy Network listserv for resources, events, and idea exchange with food councils and food policy advocates across the United States.

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Network Calls

As a way to continue building relationships across regions and around specific topics, we host network calls with food council members and interested partners.

Charlotte Region

To connect with food councils and partners in this region, contact Jared Cates at jared@carolinafarmstewards.org.

Next Call: August 19, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00pm 

Quarterly Call Notes

Northeast Region

To connect with food councils and partners in this region, contact Abbey Piner at abbey_piner@ncsu.edu.

Next Call: Tue, Sept 8th, 2020, 1-2:15pm
Every 3 months on the second Tuesday

Quarterly Call Notes

Southeast Region

To connect with food councils and partners in this region, contact Lindsey Carver at lcarver@foodbankcenc.org.

Next Call: Tue, Sept. 1, 2020, 1:30-2:45 pm

Quarterly Call Notes

Triad Region

To connect with food councils and partners in this region, contact Gini Knight at gini_knight@ncsu.edu.

Next Call: Thu, Aug 13, 12-1pm

Quarterly Call Notes

Triangle Region

To connect with food councils and partners in this region, contact Megan Bolejack at mbolejack@caresharehealth.org.

Next Call: Aug. 19th, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Quarterly Call Notes

Western Region

To connect with food councils and partners in this region, contact Amy Marion at amy@asapconnections.org.

Next call: Tue, Aug 18, 2020, 10-11 am

Quarterly Call Notes

Connect with Western NC Food Council Network.

COLLABORATIVE POLICY CALLS FOR FOOD COUNCILS

Interested in current food policy happenings in North Carolina? The current call topics are convened at the request of members of the NC network of food councils. Contact Jared at jared@carolinafarmstewards.org to participate.

Food Recovery

Explore rules and regulations related to food recovery and donation from individuals and institutions in North Carolina. 

Calls on last Friday of the month at 12pm:
March, June, September, December

 

Ag Development & Farm Preservation PUV Trust Funds

Explore the development of local trust funds that support farming and agriculture by using tax penalties paid to a county when property leaves Present Use Value (PUV) tax status. 

Calls on last Friday of the month at 12pm:
February, May, August, September

 

New topic idea?

If you have a new topic that you want to explore with other councils, contact Jared at jared@carolinafarmstewards.org.