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Meatless Monday: What Nourishes Us -- The Local Food, Farms And Jobs Act

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.07.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Let's hear it for Democrats Chellie Pingree and Sherrod Brown, who last week introduced the Local Food, Farms and Jobs Act as part of the 2012 Farm Bill. The Act will increase funding to small farmers pursuing national organic certification and to underserved communities seeking greater access to fresh, local produce.