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Food Sovereignty

The right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems.

Healthy Food

Fresh, nutritious, affordable, culturally-appropriate, and locally grown food with care for the land, workers, and animals.

Food Access

A person's ability to access food while considering many barriers such as geography, transportation, availability of healthy foods, and affordability. 

Food Security

Year-round access to enough nutritional and safe food for active, healthy life and the ability to acquire the food in socially acceptable ways (not restoring to emergency food supplies, scavenging, etc.)

Resilient Food System

A food system that can withstand and recover from unforeseen disturbances and changes over time to supply sufficient, appropriate, and accessible food for all.

Food System

The food system encompasses how food moves from farms to tables. It includes farmers and the farmland on which food is grown, manufacturers and processors, distributors - from truckers to grocery stores to food banks - and all residents as…

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