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  • Meet Your New Ag Secretary

    Updated 12/19 And it’s … Tom Vilsack. The New York Times reported on it this morning and, conspicuously, their article mentions very little about his stance on food. Instead, the piece focuses on how Vilsack shares President-Elect Obama’s dedication to renewable energy and biofuel technology. […]

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  • Department of Food? What’s in a name?

    You just can’t escape it – the importance of food is a subject on everyone’s lips. On Wednesday, in the New York Times, native-son (he’s from Yamhill!) Nicholas Kristoff railed against the status-quo at the USDA. In anticipation of Obama’s upcoming Secretary of Agriculture announcement, […]

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  • Voicing our rights

    Over the last week, two particular op-eds have caught our attention. While they approach the subject of food security from different angles, their basic concerns each shed light on the other. John Rockefeller of Pacific Rivers wrote a guest editorial for the Oregonian last week, […]

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