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Key Concepts and Other Tools for Service Providers

Key Concepts

Other Tools for Service Providers

  • N.C. Cooperative Extension Service portals
  • Community Food Assessment
  • Evaluation & Program Planning
  • General Tools and Resources for Local Food Supply Chain Projects
  • Research, Data, and Annotated Bibliographies on local food systems topics
  • North Carolina Listservs
    • foodpolicycouncils – A statewide listserv, managed by Community Food Strategies, to connect those interested in farm and food policy and food councils. Sign up here.
    • growingsmall farms – Discussion/support group for small farmers in NC. To request addition to the list send your request to debbie_roos@ncsu.edu.
    • local-foods-action-plan – A statewide listserv to facilitate a local food economy and promote all aspects of local foods. Instructions for joining this listserv are here.
    • ncchoices – A moderated listserv sharing educational and marketing opportunities for farmers raising pasture-based animals, especially those that involve local marketing of meats to consumers and wholesale buyers. Instructions for joining this listserv are here.
    • nccommunitygarden – Connects those interested in community gardening in North Carolina. Sign up here.
    • nc-farmers-market – Listserv developed to facilitate communications among individuals interested in farmers’ markets.To request addition to the list send your request to .
    • NC Farm to School Coalition – A statewide listserv to facilitate shared ideas and resources on any topic related to Farm to School. Instructions for joining this listserv are here.
    • newfarmtrainerSE – Connects those who provide training and/or technical assistance to new and beginning farmers in North Carolina and across the southeast US. Sign up here.
    • pasturedpoultry  – A listserv for producers and others interested in pastured poultry.  To request addition to the list send your request to debbie_roos@ncsu.edu.

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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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