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Go Local: Support Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act

By Environmental Working Group

Our nation’s food policy is not doing enough to reduce barriers for local farmers and support the growing demand for local, sustainable food.  Working together, we can move Congress to adopt policies that support local food and local farms.  The Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act is good for our families, local economies and for the environment and an important step in getting our country’s food policy back on track.
….. …. . . . . . . ~ Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine)
          Organic farmer and House sponsor of the
          Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act

Do you want more access to fresh food on your dinner table?  Then keep reading.

We at EWG Action Fund are throwing our support behind the Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act introduced in Congress by Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio).  If you care about where your food comes from I hope you’ll stand with us today.

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What will we get for our billions of Farm Bill bucks?

By Metro Farm

The federal government will soon craft a new Farm Bill that will give billions of dollars to the largest, most profitable farms in the nation.  This leads us to ask…

What will we get for our billions of Farm Bill bucks?

This Saturday at 9am Pacific, the Food Chain Radio show with Michael Olson hosts Iowa State University Economics Professor Bruce Babcock and Farm Bill Hackathon Hostess Beth Hoffman for a conversation about the 2012 Farm Bill.

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