North Carolina Cooperative Extension (NCCE) was one of the original founders of NCCGP and continues to be a lead supporter of the organization.
NCCE partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. The two-land grant universities in NC where Cooperative Extension is based are NC Agricultural and Technical State University (NCATSU) in Greensboro and NC State University (NCSU) in Raleigh. There are also county offices in all 100 NC counties. Nationally, Cooperative Extension provides educational programming in five key areas: • sustaining agriculture and forestry • protecting the environment • maintaining viable communities • developing responsible youth • developing strong, healthy and safe families
The North Carolina Public Health Foundation (NCPHF) currently serves as the fiscal agent for NCCGP. NCPHF was founded in 2003 in order to increase the capacity of the North Carolina Division of Public Health (DPH), NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to serve the public health needs of North Carolina.
The Come to the Table project works with people of faith to relieve hunger and sustain local agriculture. The projects’ leaders include farmers, farm workers, food pantry directors, community gardeners, ministers, public employees and lay leaders.
Resourceful Communities is a grassroots network that implements the triple bottom line in low-wealth communities by building capacity and a statewide movement that advocates for sustainable economic development, social justice, and environmental stewardship.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) and the North Carolina Recreation & Park Association (NCRPA) have joined forces to establish a community garden in all 100 counties by the end of 2013. This initiative, Nourishing North Carolina, partnered with and provided support to NCCGP by funding the creation of this website among other things. Thank you Nourishing NC!
The Department of Public Health - Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) Branch was one of the original founders of NCCGP and continues to support the organization.
In 2007, Burt’s Bees established The Greater Good Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization designed to further our mission of responsible environmental stewardship. The Greater Good Foundation empowers non-profit, grassroots initiatives whose efforts inspire us, particularly in the areas of protecting honeybees, supporting sustainable agriculture, and supporting our local Durham community.
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