After being largely ignored for years by Washington, advocates of organic and locally grown food have found a receptive ear in the White House, which has vowed to encourage a more nutritious and sustainable food supply.Is a Food Revolution Now in Season? - NYTimes.com
The most vocal booster so far has been the first lady, Michelle Obama, who has emphasized the need for fresh, unprocessed, locally grown food and, last week, started work on a White House vegetable garden. More surprising, perhaps, are the pronouncements out of the Department of Agriculture, an agency with long and close ties to agribusiness.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
Is a Food Revolution Now in Season? - NYTimes.com
Posted by Anthony J. Pennings, PhD at 11:40 AM