The World Food Policy Center is a research, education, and convening organization within Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. Our mission is to advance connected and inclusive food system policy and practice in support of equity and resilience of local/national/global food systems.
Durham County Library’s Digging Durham Seed Library provides a repository for seeds and training for its patrons.
Its missiion is to improve local sustainable food sources, enhance food security, develop local biodiversity and boost Durham’s foodie culture.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension (NCCES) is a university-based consumer education, information and research dept. Resources include:
Learn more about buying local and getting involved.
CEFS is a partnership between NCSU, N.C. A & T and the N.C. Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS).
Its mission is to develop and promote food and farming systems that protect the environment, strengthen local communities and provide economic opportunities in North Carolina and beyond.
See their action guide, "From Farm to Fork: A Guide to Building North Carolina's Sustainable Local Food Economy:"