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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

FOOD & AGRICULTURE

REGIONAL FOOD ASSET MAPPING PROJECT

Tirence at KBR Meeting

On February 5, 2020, UCPCOG kicked off the Regional Food Asset Mapping Project with partners from across the five-county region. The project is funded through a partnership with the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust . To learn more about the challenges addressed through this project and its goals and deliverables, click here . You can also view the slides presented at the February 5th kickoff meeting and provide input  if you are interested in becoming a project partner. UCPCOG is working closely with Working Landscapes [http://workinglandscapesnc.org/], the Croatan Institute  [https://www.croataninstitute.org/], ABC2 [https://abetterchanceabetter.wixsite.com/abc2], NCSU Cooperative Extension [https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/], Partnership to Improve Community Health [https://healthync.org/], and many regional partners to carry out the project.

The Region's CEDS 2020 Community Development Goal is to "Create Revitalized, Healthy & Resilient Communities".  The adopted Challenge #2 under that goal is to, "galvanize economic and community development opportunities in the healthy, local, export, and value added food clusters....adequately and affordably provide healthy food options to communities." pgs. 32 & 33

 
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CLICK here TO VIEW OUR FOOD and AGRICULTURE RESOURCES page.  

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