Category Archive for: ‘Farms’

  • 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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  • Adding chairs to the table

    The panelists involved in last night’s inaugural food labor event offered us sobering perspectives on agricultural workers, as well as hopeful and heartfelt encouragement to continue advocating about these issues. Food labor is an issue that should be important to all eaters, but it is […]

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  • The People Who Feed Us: Local, Small-Farm Labor

    Last week, we mentioned the exciting progress being made in this country to bring about a broader awareness of food issues. But despite the increase in press and the New York Times’ coverage of food politics, food labor (both as a subject and a population) […]

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