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NC Local Food Councils

More than 35 food councils now exist across North Carolina covering 40 of the 100 counties. These food councils are mostly organized by county, and some are more regional.

Local Food Councils by Region:

 Charlotte Area || Northeast  || Southeast ||  Triad || Triangle || Western 

 

Charlotte Region

Connect

To connect with food councils and partners in this region,

contact Jared Cates at jared@carolinafarmstewards.org.

Northeast Region

  • Beaufort – Beaufort Heal Collaborative
  • Edgecombe & Nash Counties – Just Foods
  • Halifax – Roanoke Valley Local Foods Roundtable
  • Pitt – Pitt County Farm & Food Council
  • Warren – Warren County Local Foods Promotion Council
  • Wilson – Wilson County Food Council Task Force

Interest in Food Council Development

    • Craven County

Connect

To connect with food councils and partners in this region,

contact Abbey Piner at abbey_piner@ncsu.edu.

Southeast Region

Interest in Food Council Development

    • Robeson

Connect

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

Triad Region

Connect

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

Triangle Region

Connect

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

Western Region

Interest in Food Council Development

    • Catawba County
    • Henderson County

Connect

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

National Food Policy Network

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

Food councils that are currently inactive

  • Anson, Montgomery, Stanly Counties – Upper PeeDee Farm and Food Council
  • Brunswick County Food Council
  • Dare – Outer Banks Local Food Council
  • Johnston – Johnston County Farm and Food Council
  • Western NC Food Policy Council

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