In a few weeks, US voters will choose their next president and Congress, creating the opportunity for food, farm, and social justice activists to shape a new federal food agenda. Whether Democrats sweep the election or Republicans retain the Senate or White House, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the deepening economic crisis, and the continuing disruptions from climate change demand rethinking how federal food policies can contribute to improved human and planetary health. In an editorial in the American Journal of Public Health, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute director Nicholas Freudenberg and Marion Nestle from New York University suggest seven broad goals and several specific policy actions to constitute a new transformative federal food policy agenda, shown below.