Building a resilient future together through food and community.
A foragable community is a collective of community organizations working to increase public participation in local foodways to enhance the sustainability and resilience of their region.
A collective of community members, led by local food businesses, working together to educate themselves and others about local foodways through community-based education programs and public events.
Use our resources to learn more about how foodways education enhances community resilience and and how you can get started developing teaching materials and designing events for your region.
Local organizations who want to enhance the resilience of their region by leading community-based education and development that encourages people to cultivate sustainable food systems.
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It’s late August and the shift from long hot summer days into that “fall feeling” is just over the horizon in the North Carolina Piedmont. As the mornings grow cooler and days grow shorter, it’s natural to begin thinking of fall harvests and preserving food for the...
The forests of the Piedmont and nearby Blue Ridge Mountains provided a rich landscape in which to forage and farm when the first known humans to inhabit the North Carolina Piedmont arrived about 10,000 years ago. Archeological evidence suggests that these...
This is the third in a series of five blogs that explore the 10,000 year history of human relationship to the land in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Other blogs in this series include The Long Story of Catawba Run, Indigenous Cultures of the Piedmont,...