We believe:

  • A resilient food system means healthy, nutrient-rich, sustainable food for everyone.

  • Good food forms the foundation of thriving families, strong communities, and resilient culture.

  • In equitable access, inclusive decision-making, and the power of collective action.

  • We need to understand our place in the ecosystem and our role in supporting a vibrant, flourishing food system ecology that sustains all life.
  • In taking action for the sustainability of Calgary’s food sources in the face of climate change impacts and emergency events.

  • In being thoughtful custodians of our food system for generations yet to come.

  • In the remarkable talents, expertise, resilience and innovation of the professionals who contribute to the food system as a whole.