Food Independence Day is a movement to source your Fourth of July food as locally, sustainably, and deliciously as possible!
Here's a snippet from the declaration, er, petition:
Declare your Food Independence this July 4th! To: the first families of the 50 US States and territories We, the undersigned, are petitioning you to lead and eat by example this July 4th by sourcing the ingredients of your Independence Day meal as locally and sustainably as possible. Whet our appetites by publishing your planned menu in advance of the holiday. Share your recipes and the names of the local farmers, fisherfolk, and food producers whose ingredients you'll be using. Make it into a friendly competition with the other first families to see who can serve the meal that inspires the most while traveling the least. As residents of your states and by our signatures below, we pledge to join you in this celebration of edible independence by eating healthy and delicious foods from our own local farms, gardens, and communities.
Share your menu, place yourself on the map, or sign the petition! Happy Food Independence Day!