Our Food System
The term "local food system" refers to growing, harvesting, gathering, selling, buying, processing, preparing, and eating food, as well as food waste, in our community.
Growing & Harvesting
Parts of the food system related to land, soil, water, equipment, energy, labor and more.
Processing & Distributing
Parts of the food system related to value-added products, packaging, marketing, transporting, retail, wholesale, labor and more.
Parts of the food system related to schools, grocers, hospitals, restaurants, food pantries, homes, labor and more.
Parts of the food system related to food rescue, energy, recycling, landfills, compost, labor and more.
And then it starts over!