What is the proper role for government to play with our food system?
Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini asks if we have lost our sense of the value of food, and even worse, the U.S. is promoting the wrong type of foods.
In part 6, Dan Imhoff offers suggestions for what citizens can do to help influence the outcome of of the 2007 Farm Bill that is still relevant today.
Politics often seems far removed from present day reality; sometimes, far removed from reality itself. How many of us know about the important role that the Farm Bill plays in our society?
Dan Imhoff explains how a number of opposing interest groups may be coming together to push the Farm Bill toward rewarding better farming practices.
In Part 3, Dan Imhoff explains the inequities of the Farm Bill and offers some suggestions to help remedy these problems.
The Farm Bill comes up for renewal every 5 to 7 years. But upon passage, that is just the beginning of a yearly battle for allocation of those funds.
Dan Imhoff, author of Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Food & Farm Bill explains where the money actually goes.