Food systems

Food systems encompass all the processes and infrastructure involved in getting food from the farm to your table. Increasingly, Missourians are seeking information about how their food is produced, harvested, processed, distributed, marketed and accessed so that they can support their local communities. On this website, you — as a farmer or food business owner, consumer or community leader — will find information and resources to help you

  • create food systems that provide for profitable, thriving farms and businesses;
  • steward our natural resources;
  • ensure a safe and affordable food supply; and
  • strengthen community relationships in rural and urban Missouri.