Food System Racial Equity Assessment Tool: A Facilitation Guide

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Author(s) Lexa Dundore.

Racial inequities in the food system create unfair differences in access to fresh and culturally appropriate foods, increase the disproportionate prevalence of diet-related diseases, create barriers to owning land and starting food or farm businesses, and limit the voice and power of those most impacted in policy-making processes.

By using the Food System Racial Equity Assessment tool in planning, groups can look carefully at how their decision-making processes can advance racial equity in the food system (6 pages; 2017).