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North Carolina Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council

Advocates for Health in Action

Mission is to make Wake County a place where healthy eating and active living are the way of life. We have a local foods and community gardens work group that functions as a food policy council for Wake County.

Sherée Thaxton Vodicka, MA, RD, LDN
(919) 350-8092

NC Cooperative Extension, Wake County Center, Local Food Contact
Carol Mitchell
(919) 250-1094

Jeana Myers

All American Home Grown


Marsha Howe
(619) 807-6839

Lisa Childers
(910) 321-6880

Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council

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Gordon Smith

Cabarrus County Food Policy Council

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Aaron Newton
(704) 305-6654

Carolina Home Grown

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Jeff Rieves
(704) 283-3741

Carteret Local Food Network


Catherine Elkins

Catawba County Food Policy Council


Rev. Robert C. Silber
(828) 465-1702

Charlotte Mecklenburg Food Policy Council

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Marilyn Marks
(704) 906-7985

Anna Brown
(704) 321-1586 
(704) 975-1600 (cell)

Durham Food Prosperity Council

Rochelle Sparko

Food Youth Initiative: Youth Council

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Tessa Thraves
(919) 619-8897

Robeson County Food, Farm, and Family Council

(Co-sponsored by the Center for Community Action and Feast Down East)

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Mac Legerton
(910) 736-5573

Dr. Jerry Kuester
(910) 739-7851

Rockingham County Local Food Coalition

(Members from Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Caswell, Guilford, Alamance, and Forsyth)

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Brenda Sutton
(336) 342-8230
(336) 613-6320 (cell)

Alan Wood

Tri-County Farm and Food Council

(Members from Stanly, Anson, and Montgomery)

Nancy Bryant

Robin McCree

Teisha Wymore

Wilkes Council/Coalition (in development)


Amanda Stamper

Jared Belk

Western North Carolina Food Policy Council

(Members from Clay, Cherokee, Graham, Macon, Jackson, Swain, and Haywood; administered through Western Carolina University's Public Policy Institute)

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Emily Elders
(828) 227-3898 (office)

Dr. Todd Collins
(828) 227-3898 (office)






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