. Establish policy and financial support for carbon sequestration in soils, such as incorporating farm organic waste into soil, low or no tillage, nitrogen-fixing cover crops, replacement of annuals with perennial crops and pastures, agroforestry, establishing buffer strips, and keeping some farmland with natural vegetation.
. Expand sustainable farming and soil practices to 70% of agricultural land by 2050.
. Increase financial incentives, conservation programs, research, and training to encourage organic and regenerative farming and perennial agriculture practices that protect soil health, water quality, biodiversity and pollinator habitats.
. Support farmers transitioning away from chemical farming.
. Outlaw synthetic fertilizers and mandate regenerative agriculture.
. Strengthen regulation to prevent environmental degradation from pesticides and runoff.
. Tax the use of toxic pesticides and herbicides.
. Create a comprehensive soil health program with enforceable, detailed benchmarks that require all food, agriculture and land management agencies to evaluate and improve soil health.
. Resolve insurance conflicts with cover crop use.
. Increase public research funding for non-GMO seeds, breeds, and farming methods.
. Provide incentives for food assistance customers to shop at stores that conform to stocking standards for agroecologically produced food.
. Provide favorable loans for specialized equipment for regenerative practices.
. Increase funding for research into soil health and carbon sequestration.
. Establish a carbon farming tax credit.
. Help factory farm contract growers regain their independence and transition to climate-friendly, soil carbon-enhancing practices.
. Enforce the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule in order to ensure organic standards are met and not corrupted by large-scale producers.
. Implement enhanced procedures to track organic imports and ensure that imported products fully comply with U.S. organic standards.
. Change supermarket stocking standards in food assistance programs to encourage agroecologically produced food.
. Create agroecology food standards in food assistance programs that include workers' rights, regional agriculture, and local sourcing.
. Prioritize public procurement of agroecologically produced, local food.
. Increase farm-to-food bank tax credits, farm-to-school reimbursement rates and other financial incentives for more local dairy and protein donations and procurement channels.
. Make agricultural subsidies conditional upon regenerative agricultural practices.