The Foodshed Network highlights initiatives that uphold one or more of the following principles.

A regional, regenerative, equitable and just food system.
Multi-generational independently owned business.
Connection between farmers and all communities.
Equitable access to fresh and nutrient dense food.
Support new, beginning and farmers of color.
Artisanal, traditional and cultural foodways.
Healthy ecosystems, habitats and soils.
A social equity business model.
The natural life cycle of food.

“Food Sovereignty is Land, Water, Seeds, Bread and Solidarity" 
La Via Campesina

 Principles of engagement

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