Forsyth County Community Food System

Published: 2013

Report Type: Special Issue Study

Background: Many organizations and individuals have graciously donated their time and knowledge to the completion of this study. Forsyth Futures would like to thank all those who participated in interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Forsyth County and The Winston-Salem Foundation provided funding to assist with the research and report publication. The following advisory committee members gave time and feedback to ensure success of the study:

Stakeholder Advisory Committee

  • Brittney Gaspari, The Winston-Salem Foundation
  • Jenny Halsey, The Winston-Salem Sustainability Resource Center
  • James Hester, Triad Farm to Table Cooperative
  • Edgar Miller, Forsyth County Farm Bureau
  • Marilyn Moniquette-John, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County City County Planning
  • Kevin Oliver, Harmony Ridge Farms
  • Dale Parker, Carolina Farm Credit
  • Damon Sanders-Pratt, Forsyth County
  • Glenn Simmons, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County City County Planning
  • Mark Tucker, Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Service
  • Christy Turner, Stimmel Associates, PA
  • Steve Virgil, Wake Forest University School of Law Community Law and Business Clinic

Food Access Advisory Committee

  • Jeff Bacon, Triad Community Kitchen, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest of North Carolina
  • Mary Jac Brennan, Community Garden Resource Program Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Service
  • Mark Jensen, Wake Forest University School of Divinity
  • Lynne Mitchell, Forsyth County Department of Public Health
  • Sara Quandt, Ph.D., Translational Science Institute Wake Forest University
  • Naomi Falomi Randolph, Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods
  • Courtney Sanders, Community Representative
  • Carly Williams, Community Representative

 


Acknowledgements

Contributing Authors

  • Mari Krane, Forsyth Futures
  • Marcus Hill, Forsyth Futures
  • Doris Paez, Ph.D., Forsyth Futures
  • Sidney Cruze, Center for Environmental Farming Systems
  • Sybil Tate, Center for Environmental Farming Systems
  • Vanessa Zboreak, Consultant for the Winston-Salem Sustainability Resource Center
  • Shawn Handy, Consultant for the Winston-Salem Sustainability Resource Center

Project Sponsors

  • Forsyth County, North Carolina
  • The Winston-Salem Foundation

Cover Photo Courtesy of Evan Hawkins

Questions About this Report?

Contact info@forsythfutures.org