Community Food Task Force

Community Food Task Force

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Meetings are open to the public. This advisory task force maintains a forum for connecting with others serving similar purposes, setting and achieving goals, and advocating for healthier communities to have access to food. 

 

Action Items

  1. Address immediate community needs
  2. Increase the number of free meals provided to those in need
    • Expand free summer meals program for youth
    • Expand free meals sites throughout the year
    • Add free meals for after-school participants
  3. Coordinate marketing around free meals locations
    • Consolidated Web presence for food efforts
  4. Solicit external support for food-related initiatives

Additional Goals

  1. Increase retail options in food deserts
  2. Increase programming related to food, nutrition, cooking, gardening, and other topics
    • Pool and connect existing resources within the City, among colleges and universities, and with the Cooperative Extension, nonprofit agencies and others to create more comprehensive outreach programs
    • Facilitate the development of community/shared kitchen sites for educational and job skills development purposes 

 

Resources

The Little Green Book: Free meals in Greensboro
The Little Blue Book: Free food pantries in Greensboro
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market

City Contact

Britt Huggins
336-373-7617