How do you turn an unwieldy piece of massive, but vital legislation, into something immediately relevant to the public, at large?
We would do well to listen to what Rachel Bristol, longtime CEO of the Portland Food Bank has to say on the subject of poverty and food insecurity in the U.S.
Earl Blumenauer feels that the 2012 Farm Bill should benefit the majority of hard working farmers— not a small minority as currently exists.
Dan Imhoff author of the Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Food and Farm Bill talks about the Farm Bill of 2012.
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.