The Urban Outreach Specialist and New York City Coordinator for the USDA Farm Services Agency details how this legislation impacts our everyday lives and what we can do about it.
There’s a lot more that needs to be done for farmers, for the improved eating habits and health of consumers, and for the health of our land in general. Hopefully, this particular addition from last February’s Farm Bill is good start.
Food waste is a global problem. Currently, about 24 percent of all calories produced for human consumption are lost or wasted. To focus the international food movement’s attention on this vital issue, Food Tank has organized an already sold out gathering of food movement leaders set for September 19.