Mission

To create healthy communities through food education, access and advocacy.

Vision Statement for 2020

By 2020 we will have created systemic, food-related change across diverse populations and community settings.

Long Term Vision

Equitable access to a sustainable food system and a world free of food-related chronic disease.

Values

Advocacy

Supporting the human right to healthful, culturally appropriate food, produced in a just and sustainable manner.

We support community-specific food solutions and advocate for policies and programs that will advance mission-related education, access and production.

Education

Providing a foundation of knowledge for people to make thoughtful decisions about their food.

We teach children and adults about healthful food: how to grow it, how to cook it and how to access it affordably. 

Inspiration

Inspiring each of us to consider why our food choices matter and how food connects us.

We inspire people to take action to change our current food system. 

Collaborative Leadership

Taking a leadership role to share responsibility and resources in an intentional and strategic way.

We develop cross-sector collaborations to impact systemic food and health issues.

Diversity and Inclusion

          Recognizing that diversity and inclusion strengthen our work and support our growth.

          We welcome and engage different voices, perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission.

Celebration

Uplifting the joy that food brings to our lives when we gather to eat together.

We celebrate the joy and connections that food fosters in our community.