Category Archive for: ‘Policy’

  • School lunch reform is ready for harvest

    Not to be outdone by her husband’s remarks to the American Medical Association, the First Lady held her very own press conference from the White House Kitchen Garden, just a few days after the President spoke about the connection between healthy eating and healthcare. Her […]

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  • Add “Lunchlady in Chief” to his many duties?

    Just prior to last year’s presidential elections, Michael Pollan penned his now-famous open letter to the next President or, as Pollan would have it, our next “Farmer in Chief.” In the letter, Pollan neatly laid out the interconnectedness of food issues with all of the […]

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  • No Slow Food Without Farmland

    Guest post by Katherine Deumling, Slow Food Regional Governor for Oregon and a member of the Slow Food USA Board of Directors ________ What is at stake in this year’s critical, long-term planning for urban and rural space in our tri-county region? Yesterday, I testified […]

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  • Farm-to-School Funding Bill – Call your Oregon Reps TODAY!

    This urgent call-to-action comes from Deborah Kane and our partners at Ecotrust Food & Farms _________ There is a bill pending in the Oregon legislature that would make is possible for us to get better food into public schools across the state – HB 2800. […]

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