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At the time of publishing this article, the government shutdown has dragged on long enough to get itself named the longest in history. Here, we share how the shutdown is impacting a few of the policy areas that we at FoodCorps track closely.
The farm bill covers way more than just farms—it deals with everything from forestry to animal welfare to organic research. While the bill is far from perfect, it does have a number of wins to celebrate. Here are four things we’re proud to have supported about the 2018 farm bill.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a final rule today that relaxes nutrition standards in school meal programs. We believe this rule will undermine the health of our children and their future potential.