The Chesapeake Foodshed Network (CFN) is a regional food system initiative, rooted in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
A food system encompasses all actors & actions required to get food from farm to plate & back into the soil. The functioning of the food system is complex with far-reaching impacts on communities, land, & waterways.
A sustainable, resilient, inclusive and equitable food system that supports healthy communities, land and waterways in the Chesapeake Bay watershed
- Healthy people
- Vibrant farms and fisheries
- Justice and equity
- Sustainable ecosystems (land and water)
- Thriving communities
- Prosperous economies
Everyone who supports the CFN’s vision & values is encouraged to participate!
The CFN is open to organizations, businesses, government agencies, institutions, funders, & food system stakeholders.
Become a Network Participant!
Network Participants support the CFN Food System Vision & serve as CFN ambassadors to further weave the Network.