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Food Justice

50 Years Later, War on Poverty Wages On

  This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America. … It will not be a short or easy struggle, no single weapon or strategy will suffice, but we shall not rest until that war is … Continued

Groundbreaking Report on Food Chain Workers Released Today

Today, the Food Chain Workers Alliance released a new report, The Hands That Feed Us: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers Along the Food Chain. The report details “the state of the food chain worker,” captures the experiences of workers, and … Continued

USDA’s Blueprint for Stronger Service Budget Cuts Hurt the Heartland

The United States Agriculture Department (USDA) and Secretary Tom Vilsack have been busy the past couple of months shopping their budget and staff reduction package, Blueprint for Stronger Service, which is purported to assist industry producers and move our economy … Continued

Aging Farmers in America

Farmers in America are getting older, and younger Americans are not filling in their ranks. The USDA releases the census of agriculture results every 5 years, and they become increasingly terrifying as time goes on.  Since 1978, the average age … Continued