NC Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council

Organization:
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Amount:
$73,985.25
Program Area:
Local Foods Initiative
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to support the operations of the NC Sustainable Local Foods Advisory Council. In 2009, the North Carolina General Assembly established the 27 member Council at the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The purpose of the Council is to contribute to building a local food economy thereby benefiting all North Carolina by creating jobs, stimulating statewide economic development, preserving open space, and increasing consumer access to safe, local foods, among other things. Specifically, the General Assembly intends the Council to consider and develop policies regarding: 1) health and wellness; 2) hunger and food access; 3) economic development; and 4) preservation of farmlands and water resources.

Contact:
Ms. Joy A. Hicks 1001 Mail Service Center Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1001 919-707-3012
Areas Served:
Statewide

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