In The Land Institute senior scientist Stan Cox's critique of the 2013 Farm bill, it's argued that more federal support could be shifted to food security and conservation if less were going to Big Ag.
Despite the recession, farmers, on average, have been more successful than non-farmers. So why keep expanding their subsidies?
Read about new legislation that would stop the government from funding the fossil fuel industry. Then, sign your name to the petition and make a difference.
Cole discusses the challenges faced by organic meat raisers, as well as the health benefits of consuming organic meats.
Government subsidies to corn growers results in foods that are less expensive then they should be, resulting in people eating more than they normally would.
The G-20 met in Pittsburgh this week to discuss global economic issues and agreed to eliminate fossil fuel subsides to combat gloabl climate change.