North Carolina General Assembly Committee on Food Desert Zones

In 2013, the NC General Assembly put together a bipartisan legislative committee on food desert zones to look at the problem.
Click here to download their 2014 report


From Farm to Fork

Guide to building North Carolina’s sustainable local food economy, a report from the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.
Click here to download report


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