Food & Farm Platforms
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
Printable 2-page PDF
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.).
See blog for complete details.
Or go directly to the 2-page platform.