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Can Public Health Unite the Good Food Movement?

Michael R. Dimock | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Michael R. Dimock

For the food movement to place unstoppable pressure on policymakers and industrial food producers, it needs a very focused set of goals that emerge from a single root crisis that binds us all. Public health is that crisis.

Arthur Delaney

Republicans Take Hypocritical Stance In Food Stamp Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Agriculture Committee Republicans who vocally supported billions in cuts to federal food assistance are big-time recipients of gov...

How the Crop Insurance Industry Helped Buy a Multi-Billion Dollar Cut to Food Stamps

Zaid Jilani | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
Zaid Jilani

We conducted a review of campaign spending by the crop insurance industry's top political action committee and its lobbyists it has contracted through a Virginia law firm, and found, unfortunately, unsurprising results.

In Occupy Wall Street, Some Small Farmers Find a Natural Ally

Turnstyle | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Turnstyle

By: Nelson Harvey Photo Credit: BRENNAN CAVANAUGH/Turnstyle News On a practical level, farmers have been involved in Occupy Wall Street almost si...

Food and Farming in Obama's First 100 Days

Michael Pollan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Pollan

Perhaps the most encouraging action so far has come from the East Wing, where Michelle Obama has been speaking out about the importance of real, fresh food, home cooking and gardening.