Give the Gift of Local Food
Updated: Dec 11, 2019
Are you looking for a last minute gift? Consider giving a gift that will not only satisfy any food lover on your Christmas shopping list, but will support your community at the same time. 1. Local Food Delivery
Who wouldn't love fresh, seasonal food delivered to your door? Purchase a plan from one of our partners to pass on to someone special: MOUNTAINS: Mother Earth Produce FOOTHILLS:
Bread Riot MID-SOUTH:
2. Meal Delivery Packages
Know someone who loves local food, but hates cooking? We've got you covered there, too.
TRIANGLE: Supper Meals
3. Garden Starts & Seeds
Need a gift for a friend with a green thumb? Give the gift of gardening!
4. Local Food Restaurants
There's no better gift for a foodie than a wonderful dining experience at a restaurant using fresh, local ingredients. Visit our Find Local Food page to find one of our restaurant partners near you.
Build new memories with your family by giving them experiences on the farm! Visit the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services' agritourism site.
6. Non-profit Donations
Consider sponsoring a local food ambassador with a gift of $5, $10, or $25.
Your gift will help these students learn skills to connect campus, healthy food, and community while empowering them as the future leaders of a resilient and sustainable local food system. These funds will allow us to provide leadership training, conference fees/travel, and outreach supplies for student Ambassadors at these six partnering NC universities which serve as models for work at all NC schools:
Elizabeth City State University
Fayetteville State University
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
North Carolina Central University
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Winston Salem State University
Learn more about the giving to the NC 10% Campaign:
or make a tax-deductible gift now at http://go.ncsu.edu/cefs10perc