Together we can make a Food Secure High Point.
The GHPFA offers a number of ways you can volunteer to help improve food security in the greater High Point area. Check out the different ways you can help today and then fill out the volunteer application so we can get you plugged in!
Our focus is to bring together neighborhood leaders, churches and businesses to create local strategic plans to improve food security in our neighborhoods. Today there are three pilot neighborhoods, Burns Hill, Highland Mills, Washington Street, and West End.
Our team's task is to encourage the growth of encourage the growth of Urban Agriculture in its many forms in the High Point area. We are interested in connecting people and providing resources to develop individual gardens, community gardens, food parks and social entrepreneurship opportunities.
Learn more about the Urban Ag Team on their Facebook Page,.
Our team strives to connect all food pantries, mobile meals, backpack programs, hot meal programs and other food programs. We want to ensure food is accessible to everyone by sharing best practices and improving communication across our city.
Our team strives to create a more educated community. We are creating and providing resources to agencies about cooking on a budget, doing cooking demonstrations and healthy eating.
Our team works as a resource for all the other teams providing research and advocating for those working to improve food security whether it be policy issues, laws, or being a voice about the issues.
The Senior Task Force goal is to Increase Senior Food Security by focusing on educating our seniors on how to increase their access to food and increase their knowledge of utilizing their food resources to the individual's maximum benefit.
International Community Task Force
We are a group that includes organizations, social groups, religious organizations and individuals that represent our diverse international population in High Point. We use the strengths the international community has to create understanding and community as we all work to make High Point Food Secure.
If you would like to get involved, fill out the application and we will get back in touch with you as soon as we can!