Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System, discusses the recent riots relating to the disastrous rise in global food prices.
Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food, provides the backdrop for his talk at the Bagdad Theater in Portland, Oregon.
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.
It’s not a pretty picture. This gritty reality may force a re-examination of our values and our beliefs about people caught within the throes of poverty.
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.
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.
Food Policy Councils are relatively new across the country and are designed to identify and address key food related issues that impact cities, states, and regions.
An interview with climate expert Philip Mote about the upcoming intergovernmental report on climate change.
State of Oregon Climatologist George Taylor has a different view on global climate change and the degree to which human activity has altered our climate.