Food System Initiatives Archive


UFOODS (University Food Systems) was a two-year project designed to develop new market opportunities for farmers by building collaborative supply chains links from farms to university campuses in North Carolina.

Bringing New Farmers to the Table

A collection of resources to support beginning farmers in North Carolina. Includes the New Farmer Toolbox and the Incubator Farm Project.

From Farm to Fork: Building a Sustainable Local Food Economy in North Carolina

In 2008 and 2009, CEFS convened hundreds of food system stakeholders across the state in regional meetings, which concluded with a statewide summit, to develop “game changer” strategies to transform North Carolina’s food system.

N.C. Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council

Through the efforts of the “Foundations and Baselines” Working Issue Team of the Farm to Fork Statewide Initiative, legislation was proposed and passed to establish a Sustainable Local Foods Advisory Council.