- Access to safe, nutritious food is a basic civil right.
- An individual’s health correlates to the quality of food consumed.
- Workers at every level of the food system deserve to earn a living wage and to be treated justly.
- Agriculture and production are not temporary land use. They are an innate part of a larger community and should be respected and regarded as such.
- Agriculture and production, and its effect on the environment, public health, and community, (and vice versa) should be considered together, at all times.
- The region’s food system is an essential part of a sound community and economic development, and must be prioritized in planning decisions.
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