Food Access Circle


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Ongoing Projects

  • Tracking/implementing the Wake County Food Security Plan

  • Organizing the Senior Voices Advocacy Project

  • Advocating for local policies that support food security

Past Projects


Community Garden Study and List

In November 2017, CAFN sought to build a comprehensive list of Wake County community gardens and learn about their practices and challenges. The full list of gardens can be found on Wake Network of Care and a summary report can be found here.

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Food Pantry Study and List

In order to increase food access in the county, CAFN confirmed that over 80 food pantries are operating in the county as of March 2018. The pantry locations and requirements are now listed on Wake Network of Care. A summary of the study results can be read here.


Food Plan Progress Meetings

Food Access Circle hosts quarterly meetings that convene the 40+ leaders involved with the Wake County Food Security Plan. These events help us highlight success stories and find gaps in service.