Our Initiatives


Here are some resources to help our community:

Learn more...COVID-19 Resources

State of the Plate

The State of the Plate assessment happens every 5 years, and is a chance to take stock of the local food system. 

Read the Report...State of the Plate

SNAP Double Bucks

What is SNAP Double Bucks? SNAP users can get tokens for purchases at farmers markets that will let them double their SNAP spending at the markets. SNAP users do not need to enroll for Double Bucks – just bring your EBT card to participating markets.

Learn more...SNAP Double Bucks

Food Corps

FoodCorps is a nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy.

Learn more about our projects…Food Corps

Food-Inspired Resilience & Equity (FIRE) Internship

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), The North Carolina Local Food Council (NCLFC) and Community Food Strategies have developed a Food-Inspired Resilience & Equity (FIRE) Internship Program. The goal of the internship program is to match student interns with food councils across North Carolina to support local food councils’ community and equity work.  

Learn More…Get Internship Info Here!

Ask and Expert

One of the ways that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Food Policy Council works to facilitate conversations about food system work is through our monthly member events. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, these events have been online and recorded. In these “Ask an Expert” interviews, we invite local food system experts in to discuss their work and its challenges, specifically relating to COVID-19, as well as any other relevant information or resources to share with the community.

Watch the Videos…Ask an Expert

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