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Food Movement Glossary

Community Food Security (CFS)


A condition in which all community residents obtain a safe, culturally acceptable, nutritionally adequate diet through a sustainable food system that maximizes community self-reliance, social justice, and democratic decision-making. Visit to get info to learn more.

Example of Community Food Security (CFS):

Through many food programs, the community leader attempts to gain community food security, where issues like direct food marketing, food availability and affordability are being addressed. (usda)
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