Just Food For Thought

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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“This is the first example I’ve seen of real political clout in the food movement,” said author and NYU professor Marion Nestle to an audience of over 750 New Yorkers who packed the ...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Farm Bill—or more accurately the Food and Farm Bill--has a huge impact on what kind of food is available in your neighborhood, how that food is produced, and how much it costs.

The Farm Bill sets parameters and funding targets for many programs related to food stamps, food pantries, farmers markets, farm-to-institution purchasing and community food projects in our city. It determines crop subsidies and insurance and what kinds of farms get to benefit from them, influences pricing...

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