Why must everything be called to such taut extremes, to be good or bad, right or wrong, smart or stupid, reasonable or without sense? Humanity– I sometimes feel you (we… I…) respond so quickly to so much of the word … Continue reading
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(Re-posted from the Growing Food and Justice Initiative list-serve. Please read on. –ed.) A Good Food Manifesto for America by Will Allen, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Growing Power I am a farmer. While I find that this has … Continue reading
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NYTimes Magazine food policy article, A Farmer in Chief letter to the President elect. And an interview on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, about the letter.