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By Chidinma Onuoha / On April 19th, 2019

Kevin Walker offers an insightful perspective on the consequences of America’s modern food system.

By Jada Mosley / On March 25th, 2019

In this conversation, Kevin D. Walker answers the question: What is the grand food bargain? 

By Jada Mosley / On March 1st, 2019

In this week's #ForewordFriday, hear the story of the straight-shooting “green economy cowboy” Bob Quinn in his own words. 

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By Katharine Sucher / On February 1st, 2019

Farm Bill experts answer: What is the Farm Bill? And why does it matter? 

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By Jen Hawse / On January 25th, 2019

Josh Wise, Director of Development & Communications of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) interviews Dan Imhoff and...

By Daniel Imhoff / On January 25th, 2019

Both houses of the US Congress passed a compromise on a newly revised Farm Bill this week. This encyclopaedic legislation allocates nearly $100 billion of taxpayer money annually for food assistance, farm subsidies, on-farm conservation incentives and a...

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By Daniel Imhoff / On January 22nd, 2019

Maintaining the status quo in the farm bill might feel like a victory to some, but long-time farm bill expert Dan Imhoff says it still won’t support the kinds of agriculture we need most as the climate warms.

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By Daniel Imhoff / On January 17th, 2019

It is time for farmers and policy makers to jointly create a legislation that provides both for the survival of the planet and allows them to survive financially with ongoing taxpayer funding. There is no other sane option.

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By Gary Paul Nabhan / On September 28th, 2018

In this series, Gary Paul Nabhan muses on important topics relating to his forthcoming book Food from the Radical Center: Healing Our Land in Communities. ...

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By Gary Paul Nabhan / On September 27th, 2018

In this series, Gary Paul Nabhan muses on important topics relating to his forthcoming book Food from the Radical Center: Healing Our Land in Communities. ...

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