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Join 250 local food council members, entrepreneurs, educators, farmers, local government and health professionals, and other advocates interested building community through food.

What to expect:

  • Two keynote speakers
  • 16 workshop sessions
  • Evening Social
  • Networking
  • Fun!

2019 NC Food Council Gathering

This year’s NC Food Council Gathering will be held on December 5 – 6, 2019 at the Rocky Mount Event Center at 285 NE Main St, Rocky Mount, NC 27801.

The Thursday evening social will be held at Rocky Mount Mills at 1151 Falls Rd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
The Thursday evening social will be held at Rocky Mount Mills at 1151 Falls Rd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

Early bird registration

Regular registration

Late Registration

Be a sponsor!

We invite organizations and businesses to support this event with financial sponsorship.  We are open to creative ideas for sponsors to contribute and add value to this event.  See the sponsorship opportunities.  Please contact Gini Knight at (919) 515-5362 or at gini_knight@ncsu.edu with questions or ideas.

Sponsorship Opportunities PDF

Scholarships

Each food council in the North Carolina Network of Food Councils will receive two free registrations and travel allowance for one hotel room and one vehicle.  We will be sending all food council leaders information on how to take advantage of these scholarships.

In partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Community Food Strategies is offering micro-grants up to $3000 or $4000