Policy and Organizing

Inserting Food and Agriculture into Climate Action Plans

Incorporating food and agriculture systems into the Nationally Determined Contributions provide governments the chance to address their importance before another crisis hits.

Food Systems Leaders Call for Recognition of the True Value of Food

“I don’t think we value the food enough,” says Zitouni Ould-Dada, Deputy Director in the Climate and Environment Division at the FAO. “We don’t value the soil enough. We don’t value the ecosystems in general enough.”

Voters in Portland, ME to Decide Whether to Raise Wages for Workers

Voters In Portland, ME will decide whether to eliminate the subminimum wage for tipped workers and raise wages across the foodservice industry.

On Eve of Election, Midwest Farmers Squeezed by Inflation Eye Corporate Concentration

Farmers have a keen sense of what’s driving up food prices, driving down farm incomes, and eroding rural communities: corporate concentration.

Organic Food & Farming Report Outlines Opportunities for the Farm Bill

A newly released report details the benefits of organic farming and outlines strategies to expand organic agriculture practices through the 2023 Farm Bill.

A New Proposal Would Restructure the Food and Drug Administration

U.S. policymakers introduced The Food Safety Administration Act of 2022, which aims to establish a separate agency to govern food safety.

We All Must Be Citizen Eaters: Notes from the Historic White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health gave the country with a to-do list. Now it’s time to follow through.

The U.S. Infant Formula Crisis Highlights the Dangers of Food Monopolies

The U.S infant formula shortage crisis reveals how the infant formula market is controlled by corporate monopolies, unable to deliver essential services to Americans most in need.

African Farmer and Entrepreneur to Lead Slow Food International

Ugandan farmer and social entrepreneur Edie Mukiibi is committed to shaping the future of regenerative farming communities worldwide in his new role as President of Slow Food International.

Massachusetts Guarantees Free School Meals for 2022-2023 School Year

Thanks to the extension, 400,000 students will continue to have access to free school meals.

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