In The Media

We work hard to get our efforts noticed by the media and in the community and are so proud when this goal comes to fruition. A well-informed community is an empowered one as well, so take a look at some of the latest coverage we’ve received below and help spread the word about all the amazing developments at Carteret Local Food Network within the community.

CARTERET

NEWS-TIMES

The Carteret Local Food Network Farms, Food, & Friends, or FFF, Dinners are the farm-to-table dinners that are held four times a year. They feature our county’s freshest produce, protein, and other ingredients from our local farmers that are crafted into amazing meals at the hands of local chefs...

CARTERET

NEWS-TIMES

A wonderful project is underway: a spread sheet which lists every place in Carteret County to find
food being provided for those in need. A letter sent to churches recently said: “Thank you for all you do for our hungry citizens and your faith community
in Carteret County...

CAROLINA COAST ONLINE

Stacy Macklin of Newport was born and raised in Morehead City and grew up working in her grandparents’ craft store on the waterfront. Stacy says, “I have lived here all of my life except for a brief stint in New Jersey that solidified the fact that I am a southern girl"...

CARTERET

NEWS-TIMES

Even before the pandemic began to cause great harm to local businesses, an organization was working to promote local providers of meat, seafood, and vegetables. Carteret Local Food
Network was founded in 2008 by Catherine Elkins to connect these local suppliers...

CARTERET

NEWS-TIMES

Catherine Elkins - a well-known local food activist --started Carteret Local Food Network in 2008 even before she moved to the area permanently in
2O11. Spending summers and long weekends in Carteret County for many
years...

THE

SHORELINE

On a Saturday in August, I visited two farmers markets near Pine Knoll Shores. First I stopped at the Morehead City Curb Market on the corner of 13th and Evans
streets. This is the oldest continuously operating curb market in North Carolina left me
with a nostalgic feeling...

CAROLINA COAST ONLINE

For those who are concerned with how the current coronavirus pandemic will affect access to their favorite strawberries, melons and farm products, officials with the Carteret Local Food Network said in a recent newsletter: “Do not fear!” Carteret County farmers are planning ahead...

CAROLINA COAST ONLINE

Carteret Local Food Network announces that the app ‘Visit NC Farms’ is live as of now.

And more than ever, the citizens, farmers and fishermen of Carteret County need their symbiotic relationship strengthened and enhanced through this new virtual connection. Local farmers...

CAROLINA COAST ONLINE

County farmers say the novel coronavirus pandemic has caused more residents to consider buying locally grown produce and starting backyard gardens. “It may help us in the long run,” Willis Farms owner Alan Willis said March 20...

CAROLINA SALT

MAGAZINE

Carteret Local Food Network is offering cooking classes again this year! Our culinary classes offer a variety of cooking lessons – emphasizing knife skills, creative meal ideas, looking at healthy cooking options, local ingredients, and much more...

BeLOCAL MAGAZINE

The Crystal Coast has some amazing local markets and farms that offer up the best of every season. You can bring local flavor right into your home easily and affordably. What's even better than that is knowing... 

CARTERET

NEWS-TIMES

TO THE EDITOR:

We are excited to announce the establishment of the Carteret Local Food Network (CLFN).

Our mission is to promote a  food culture that supports local growers...

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