The Madison County Local Food Network was established in 2019 by a group of residents concerned with food access in Madison County, Indiana. MCLFN is a collaborative effort to address broad food system issues within our county. The initial working groups established included consumer education, community gardens, food insecurity, food waste, and food entrepreneurship.
Mission: To create a more vibrant community the provide equitable access to affordable and nutritious foods to all Madison County residents.
MCLFN seeks to achieve this mission through these strategies:
- Promote and provide information and education regarding local foods
- Advocate for and advise on policies and best practices that strengthen quality and equity in our local food system
- Develop collaborative partnerships and relationships among all food system sectors
MCLFN will work to develop a local food system that provides:
- Access for all people
- Respect for all people
- Healthy food choices
- Empowerment to stakeholders
2021 Board of Directors
Sharon Fleck, chairperson
Caroline McCloud, vice chairperson
Anna Ulam, treasurer
Beth VanSickle, secretary