The Healthy Farms Healthy People Coalition works for policy reform that promotes the health of all Americans while strengthening the economic and environmental viability of the food and agricultural sectors. HFHP focuses on policies that help ensure all Americans have access to a safe, affordable, and healthy diet. Healthy farms and healthy people are essential ingredients for a healthy economy.
- To identify and articulate the common interests of the agriculture, health, equity, and environmental communities in food and farm policy debates.
- To advocate for policies at all levels of government (local, state and federal) that support better nutrition for citizens, a healthier economy for rural communities, and a more resilient and secure farm sector, with justice throughout the food system.
- Educate health and agriculture stakeholders on complex issues facing the food and agriculture system.
- To build a broader-based, more diverse movement, spanning rural and urban interests, to achieve the Coalition’s vision.