Our Mission

The purpose of the Chatham-Kent Food Policy Council is to lead in the development of relevant policies and to advocate for our local food system.

Our Vision

Chatham-Kent is a healthy community with a vibrant, local food system where the healthy choice is the easy choice.


  • Food Production and distribution is done in a SUSTAINABLE manner.
  • People have a RIGHT TO KNOW what is in their food and where and how it was produced.
  • All people should have physical and economic ACCESS to healthy, culturally diverse, local food.
  • Local food businesses should be valued and supported to promote ECONOMIC VIABILITY.
  • All share in the responsibility for ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP of the local food system.

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