A food system is an integrated and interconnected network that includes production, processing, distribution, and waste management. A sustainable food system is a local one, where essentially everything that happens with food occurs, for the most part, in and around Austin.
A sustainable food system for Austin would preserve urban farmland, support the local economy, and provide greater resilience. In addition, access to fresh nutritious food and reduced incidences of dietary-related disease and hunger would be offered through a local and sustainable food system.
Learn more about what you can do to help build a healthy and just food system for Austin.