Community Food Strategies is a multi-organizational team of food systems experts providing leadership and technical support for food council development across North Carolina.
Charlotte Regional Food Council Gathering A big thank you to Cabarrus Farm and Food Council for hosting us in Concord and we look forward to seeing you all soon! March 10th Charlotte, NC Days Hours Minutes Seconds Stay tuned for more information on speakers and the schedule! Read a summary of that day here This […]
Attendees learned how to strengthen community involvement, explored council structures, learned how to engage with local governments from keynote speaker, Dr. Samina Raja, and began developing regional priorities at this year’s Feast Down East conference.
Nearly 100 gathered to spend the day collectively building a regional identity and regional priorities for food and farm initiatives with the recent release of the Appalachian Foodshed Project WNC Community Food Insecurity Assessment.
Network Weaving in Davidson County by Jared Cates, Community Mobilizer at the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Thomasville, NC Grace and Cary Kanoy have been making themselves known in their community in Thomasville, NC. They’ve joined many local boards, they’re leading an effort to develop a food council, and Grace recently gave an address at the annual State of […]
Engage Communities with Councils: Q&A About Resource Editor’s Note Are there examples of commercial grocers being involved in food councils? How do we begin bringing different food groups together to be more productive? How do you encourage people in various regions to engage in a group? What are some suggestions on getting more engagement for […]