Food Pledge

Add your voice to the food movement!

Food Pledge

The Food Pledge promotes just, easy and affordable access to good food for all. It’s guiding principles have the power to shape healthy lands, people, communities, and relationships with food.

 

Sign and share the pledge, and remember that food choices and actions can re-shape our food system!

 

Together, we can create a food system that promotes:

Health

HEALTH

  • Recognizing the direct link between food and health
  • Preventing and managing chronic diseases by making the healthy choice the easier choice
  • Ensuring that healthy food is physically accessible to all

 

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Education

Education

  • Learning, sharing and promoting food skills (ex: canning, food gardening, gathering, hunting & fishing)
  • Bringing food literacy and gardening into our schools – training future farmers and fishers, hunters and foragers
  • Raising awarness about the connections between our health, the environment, and our food choices

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Local Development

Local Development

  • Buying from local producers and bringing good food into the marketplace
  • Promoting food that is produced, processed, sold and eaten as close as possible to its source
  • Supporting food and agriculture innovations in line with our changing climate

 

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Environment

Environment

  • Caring for and protecting the farmland, forests, water and wildlife that feed us
  • Producing our food in a way that enhances the natural spaces in our cities and countryside
  • Minimizing waste and energy consumption

 

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Culture

Culture

  • Connecting rural and urban communities through food
  • Celebrating and respecting food diversity
  • Practicing and sharing food traditions that connect us to our roots

 

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Social Justice

Social Justice

  • Understanding that everyone deserves dignified access to affordable, healthy, and culturally appropriate food
  • Ensuring that food workers have a fair wage and a safe and respectful environment
  • Investing in farmers and fishers
  • Supporting income, education, employment, housing and transportation policies that enable access to healthy and sustainable local food

 

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Sign the food pledge today!

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Signing the Pledge is your first step in taking action! Click below to view the Action Guide and start planning your next steps.
Click below to download and preview the Pledge in a PDF format. Once loaded, it can be saved to your desktop.