•Strong Local Economy A vibrant economy is an essential part of maintaining a strong community.
•Collaboration Member organizations and interested individuals representing all sectors of the community are committed to working together to achieve our mission and vision.
•Equality Everyone deserves access to healthy, local food.
•Sustainability Environmental, social and economic resources are used wisely to create and sustain a thriving community to benefit many generations.
•Research Driven Policies and programs are based on informed, data-driven, best practices.
•Connectivity Emphasis is placed on the interdependence and interactive nature of elements within our food system.
•Health and Wellness Eating healthy, local food improves the well-being of our citizens and broader community