The Societal Ramifications & Consequences of the Making and Taking of Food

This site dedicated to the matters of food above and beyond the mere satiation of flavors on one's palette; but rather the ramifications to society from the consequences of how its' production, distribution, and nutrition affect living systems. How we sow, reap, harvest, legislate and base our economic systems on food is key to how we ultimately treat each other and the Earth.

Monday, December 7, 2009

The 'Know Your Farmer Know Your Food' initiative

Today Roots of Change, a local food access non-governmental organization, asked their members to send thank you letters to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan.  Roots of Change says the 'Know Your Farmer Know Your Food' initiative has demonstrated excellent leadership in the USDA.  "We are seeing the USDA take unparalleled steps to make local food more accessible to more people".

You can learn more about Roots of Change right here at the link below: