Policy

Since 1985, CFA members have influenced over two dozen pieces of legislation in support of Kentucky’s farmers and the rural and urban communities that depend on them. Watch our 2020 policy impacts video here.

CFA’s 2021 Policy Agenda

Kentucky

  • Continue to build and support a robust Kentucky Food Policy Network
  • Lay the groundwork to introduce a Healthy Farm and Food Incentive Fund in 2022
  • Work with the soil health coalition to tweak proposed healthy soils legislation
  • Take the lead from the Thrive KY coalition to oppose harmful safety net bills
  • Take the lead from KY Solar Advocacy Network to oppose harmful anti-solar net metering bills

National

  • Continue advocating for adequate federal COVID-19 support/relief for farmers and food insecure folks
  • Continue working on national meat processing bills and strategize around state policy needs
  • Develop shared language around climate change and agriculture — we released our Climate Declaration in April 2021