NC State Extension

Local & Regional Food Councils

North Carolina Resources

  • Community Food Strategies
    Community Food Strategies: strengthens food councils across North Carolina by linking them through a collective network; builds alignment across existing food system initiatives, weaving together local activities into a statewide plan that reflects local priorities; and forms learning communities that align with interests identified by the network of food councils.

  • Local Food Policy Councils as Community Development Strategy
    Blog post authored by Rick Morse, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Government.
  • NC Food Policy Councils listserv – email  to be added.

National Resources


Primary Contact:
Emily Edmonds
Extension and Outreach Program Manager, NC Growing Together
Center for Environmental Farming Systems
NC State University

Written By

Photo of Joanna LelekacsJoanna LelekacsExtension Local Food Flagship Program Manager (919) 515-1195 joanna_lelekacs@ncsu.eduANR/CRD - NC State University
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