Farm Bill to Food Bill
Check out Michael Pollan's recent article in the New York Times. He discusses many of the issues he touches on in Omnivore's Dilemma within the context of America's "Byzantine" Farm Bill. Corn, supermarket design, and school lunches...
"The bill essentially treats our children as a human Disposall for all the unhealthful calories that the farm bill has encouraged American farmers to overproduce."
We also recognize that we need to overhaul this bill if we wish to properly address American obesity, ecological health and local food economies.