Local Food Councils Tackle Hunger and Food Access Issues in North Carolina

Even though it is only 7 a.m., the conference center is buzzing with activity.  Representatives from food councils across North Carolina have called an impromptu meeting to discuss a response to federal budget cuts which threaten funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net.

2019-07-16T10:11:03-04:00April 17th, 2018|Agrophile, Community Food Strategies, News|

Project Coordinator, Community Food Strategies Food Sovereignty and Equity Program

The primary purpose of the Project Coordinator is to oversee and manage the strategic expansion and deepen the reach of local food policy councils in NC, and beyond, to bolster food sovereignty in local communities, especially as it relates to working with the wisdom in the most vulnerable communities across North Carolina. This position’s aim is to support the voices of community members to engage with policy and systems change for a more healthy and community-based food system.

2018-02-14T10:23:36-05:00March 28th, 2017|News|

Partnerships to Elevate Local Food Policy: Community Food Strategies, Plate of the Union and Local Food Councils

Community Food Strategies is embarking on a new collaborative partnership this fall with Plate of the Union, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, and local food councils in Alamance, Durham, and Mecklenberg Counties to bring greater awareness of food and farm issues at local, regional, and national levels.

2016-11-26T09:30:55-05:00October 7th, 2016|Agrophile, Community Food Strategies|