As appears in Edible Madison We buy good food from farmers. We look for local food at our grocery stores. We inquire at restaurants about what is in season.
So we’re doing our part, right? This “Farm Bill” we keep hearing about doesn’t affect us, right?
Wrong. While we absolutely influence the food system through our own food choices, our agricultural policy has such large effects on what farmers grow that unless we pay attention to policy, we’re only fighting half the fight.