Values

Values: O JUSTICE: Inclusiveness, diversity, collaboration, shared responsibility, ability for all to choose healthy food, equity and fairness O  HEALTH: Healthy people, healthy planet, healthy economy, healthy community. O KNOWLEDGE: Information, awareness, empowerment, self- advocacy, inspiration, transformation. O INTEGRITY: Accountability, openness, transparency, honesty, facts, space for complexity, sustainability, engagement, adaptability. O COURAGE: Fearless leaning into complexity,Continue reading “Values”

Vision

Vision: We envision a Connecticut where everyone has access to safe, nutritious, culturally appropriate, and affordable food; where the food supply chain supports many vibrant and varied small businesses that provide sustainable livelihoods; where there is broad public awareness and passionate public support of a robust local food system; and where stewardship of soil, water,Continue reading “Vision”

Preamble

Preamble: The Connecticut Food System Alliance (CFSA) believes that the predominating food system has harmful impacts on human health and the environment, and shifts economic benefits away from our local communities. These negative impacts affect all of us, but are disproportionately borne by historically marginalized communities. For these reasons among others, the predominating food system,Continue reading “Preamble”