FOOD & FARM PLATFORM
2020 U.S. ELECTIONS: FOOD, FARMS, DEMOCRACY PLATFORM
Making the next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture an Election Issue — for all candidates and all voters
The platform contains four sections:
—Talking about the next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture now—during election season—might make the U.S. food & farm movement more effective (now and later)
—Food & Farm Agenda for 21st century: Farmers + Eaters, Rural-Suburban-Urban
—Qualifications for Next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
—Proposed Nominees for Next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Fact Sheet with links to platform
— Why now?
— What does the 2020 Food, Farms, Democracy platform do?
— What has created this “first time in 50 years” opportunity for U.S. food & farm policy?
for Candidates, Voters, and Media in the 2018 Elections
“Regenerating our Democracy, our Habitats, Ourselves”
Page 1 contains systemic policies and programs implementable at the federal level.
State + Local
Page 2 contains Illinois-specific goals and strategies, most of which can easily apply to other states, as well as to other jurisdictions (county, municipal, school district, etc.).