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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 

Counties with food council interest: Union

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

Northeast

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

Southeast

Counties with food council interest: Craven, Robeson

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

Triangle 

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

Western Region

Counties with food council interest: Far western counties, Henderson

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.

Inactive food councils

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