We host these calls quarterly by region to build connections across food councils, stay updated with each other’s work, and build strategy on issues.
Now post-poned! The TFC Collaborative is hosting a Kick-Off Meeting to build a regional effort to impact food systems change through a larger network of relationships and strategic alignment.
This document helps food councils connect with local governance boards to help identify shared goals and champions for food council priorities.
Over the past several years, the Orange County Food Council (OCFC) has been a pioneer in the North Carolina local food council network, most notably through the council’s successful establishment a full-time food council coordinator, jointly funded between Orange County and the towns of Carrboro, Hillsborough, and Chapel Hill.
From the 2019 Cultivating Community through Food Gathering, Randi’s poetic prose shares how members of Healthy Native North Carolinian network are growing, harvesting, and processing native medicinal plants.
From the 2019 Cultivating Community through Food Gathering, Sarah presents ‘Food Systems Resilience in the Lower Cape Fear’, an example of recovery support for local farmers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.