With our involvement, we can make sure that the Farm Bill helps all of us have greater access to healthy, sustainable food in our communities. In its best form, the Farm Bill could potentially help support local, sustainable, and healthy foods—but only if our lawmakers hear from us!
Read more about the Farm Bill, and follow these steps from the Sustainable Food Center in Austin, Texas, which clearly outline what measures of the bill to support for sustainable farms and also how to contact your representative.
• 5 Ways the Farm Bill Will Impact You, Green For All
• The Secret Farm Bill, The New York Times
• Farm Bill 2012: Time For an Overhaul With Innovative Farm Systems, Huffington Post
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