Investing in Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure is Essential to Economic Recovery

Letter
September 14, 2020

California must spur economic growth, overcome food system inequities, and combat the climate crisis by building more resilient regional food systems. California can achieve this bold, layered vision by investing in decentralized infrastructure and market access, protections for essential food system workers, and more incentives for agricultural practices that build soil health and promote on-farm diversification. A coalition of food systems, environmental, working lands conservation, and agricultural groups wrote to California decision makers making the case for more investments in food systems infrastructure.