Responding to your thoughtful comments This week I had planned on waxing poetic about my little victory garden. The Brandywine and Mr. Stripey tomatoes whose arrival I’m anxiously awaiting, the sweet peas that are eagerly climbing up their stakes and it looks as if this year there will be cantaloupe. But after seeing how last […]
Growing & Raising Food
I am very excited to be participating two wonderful programs offered by The Oregon Food Bank this summer. I’ll be volunteering as a mentor for the Cultivating Community program.
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.
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.