While the final 2012 Farm Bill may still be a long ways away, there is lots happening every week!
Topic: Farm Bill
See photos from the Jewish Farm Bill Working Group’s visit to the White House to delivery 18,000 signatures in support of a just Farm Bill.
Today, seven national Jewish groups delivered a petition with nearly 18,000 signatures to House Leadership and the Obama Administration demanding a focus on food justice in the next Farm Bill.
I’m excited to be in Israel and looking forward to Siach and the start of the Cross-USA Ride was amazing.
What do we mean when we say we are “riding for sustainable food systems?”
A statement from the White House statement below explains some of the aspects of the bill
Some blog posts to help bring to life some of the programs that are funded by the Farm Bill
WNYC speaks to Daniel Imhoff, author of Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill
200 attend first ever Hazon Rocky Mountain Jewish Food Summit
Some of the Senate mark ups, in the Nutrition Title, that Hazon would like to remain in the final Farm Bill.
Work to pass the next Farm Bill is happening now. Nigel Savage, Executive Director of Hazon, believes it is important for you to act.
The Hill Reported Yesterday: The Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday approved a new five-year farm bill over the objections of southern senators in a 16 to 5 final vote. (more…)
Make your voice heard that you want American food and agricultural policies to reflect your Jewish values
Yes, according to the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s Farming for the Future: A Sustainable Agriculture Agenda for the 2012 Farm Bill [PDF] presents a comprehensive policy agenda that is focused on creating a healthier and more sustainble world for all.