- To spread the vegan message and promote simple living and self-reliance as a remedy against the exploitation of humans, animals and the Earth.
- To promote the use of trees and vegan-organic farming to meet the needs of society for food and natural resources.
- To promote a land-based society where as much of our food and resources as possible are produced locally.
In the video, Bustos talks about the acequia irrigation system where water is a commons, as opposed to a commodity. He talks about it as a right for everyone to have access to good clean water. I like that concept; that's actually what my vision of a plant-based food system is like. Rather than individual farms being run by a family and selling their produce at farmers' markets, I picture a system of farms like Bustos's controlled by the communities so that everyone can have access to good, healthy food. Like Bustos said about water, food is a human right.