LiveWell Catawba collaborates to help create and support a sustainable and equitable food system for all of Catawba County.
Catawba County Food Council
The Catawba County Food Council was formed in fall 2018 to create a community-based work group that helps promote a more resilient food system. The Food Council brings together representatives from all sectors of the food system to build connections and collaborate to improve health, food access, natural resource protection, economic development, and production agriculture for all Catawba County citizens.
Members of the Local Food Council include representatives from:
Catawba County Backpack Program
Catawba County Cooperative Extension
Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market
Catawba County Public Health WIC
City of Hickory
Conover Farmers Market
ECCCM (Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry)
GHCCM (Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry)
Habitat for Humanity
Hickory Public Schools – School Nutrition
The Corner Table
The Catawba County Food Council is currently receiving assistance with council development from Community Food Strategies. Community Food Strategies works to empower local food councils with knowledge and organizational capacity to positively impact their community’s local food and farm economy. For more information on Community Food Strategies, visit their website at https://communityfoodstrategies.com/.
If you would like to join the Catawba County Food Council or would like additional information, please contact:
Lindsay Stockman, CSAPC
Community Health Coordinator