Statement of Support for a Full and Fair Farm Bill

The Community Alliance for Global Justice signed on to this letter through our membership in the National Family Farm Coalition, and joined 138 allied organizations to call for a fairer food & farm bill with the following statement. It’s also a great breakdown of what happened as the 2008 Farm Bill expired at the end […]

What Farm Bill Inaction Means for Farmers and Food Sovereignty

Re-posted From Grassroots International By Sara Mersha The Farm Bill presented Congress with an opportunity to change some of the fundamental structures of our food system, by creating a farmer-owned reserve and establishing a price floor that reflects farmers’ true cost of production. It may not surprise many of us to know that Congress did […]

Farm Bill Passes Senate, Prompts Mixed Reactions

In a major step towards a new Farm Bill for the country, the huge omnibus legislation that largely dictates how we grow and eat our food in the United States, the bill passed the Senate in late June by a 2 to 1 ratio.  Discussion on the House version has already begun, and the Senate […]