Tulsi Gabbard on Farming and Food Security

Key Points

  • Tulsi advocates for small farmers, food self-sufficiency, organic agriculture and sustainable agricultural systems that are both profitable for farmers and good for the environment
  • With Hawai’i importing 85% of it’s food, Tulsi strongly supports food self-sufficiency including working together to build food aggregation and distribution hubs that serve our farmers, distributors, and local communities to promote self sufficiency
  • Tulsi also supports a permanent home for farmers markets, incubator farms, farm-to-school and other educational programs and agri-tourism
  • Tulsi has been recognized as a top national advocate for food policy by Food Policy Action https://gabbard.house.gov/news/press-releases/rep-tulsi-gabbard-recognized-top-national-advocate-food-policy
  • Tulsi has also strongly advocated for the legalization of hemp production for profitable, sustainable agricultural development

Legislation

Tulsi’s Statements/Video

3rd Party Links