Archive for Month: April 2017
Platform for Real Food
Food is our most intimate and powerful connection to each other, to our cultures, and to the earth, and to transform our food system is to take one giant step towards healing our bodies, our economy, and our environment. Crafted by 50 organizations representing rural and urban farmers, fisherfolk, farm […]
Trump’s USDA Moves To Screw Kids Out Of Healthy School Lunch Choices
The Hill has reported that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is expected to unveil a new rule that will make it easier for schools to comply with the federal government’s mandates regarding nutrition….Read Full Article Here.
Ag Secretary Says Trump Open to Allowing Immigrant Farm Workers To Stay In U.S.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Friday said President Trump may be open to creating a way for some undocumented immigrant workers to stay in the U.S. and Perdue is already working on a “blueprint” of policy guidelines to offer the president….Read Full Article Here.
New Secretary of Agriculture Perdue Talks NAFTA, Immigration and Death Tax
In his first stop outside of the Beltway, newly confirmed Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue answered questions on topics ranging from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to rural broadband….Read Full Article Here.
4 Not-So-Easy Ways to Dismantle Racism in the Food System
Racism is built into the DNA of the United States’ food system. It began with the genocidal theft of land from First Nations people, and continued with the kidnapping of my ancestors from the shores of West Africa. Under the brutality of the whip and the devastation of broken families, […]