|Vilsack in perspective|
Grist - 12/19/2008.An Iowa sustainable-ag legend speaks on her experience with the former governor: The phones, emails, and blogs are abuzz with the Obama appointment of former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack as the new secretary of agriculture.
|Despite smaller crop, potato market strong|
Bangor Daily News - 12/18/2008.PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — A diminished potato harvest in Maine this year was not unexpected, Don Flannery, the executive director of the Maine Potato Board, said Tuesday.
|SOUP TO NUTS: Locally growing |
Portland Press Herald - 12/17/2008.Supporters of the keep-it-local-and-organic movement have started their own buying club – Food Now. The ranks are swelling, and organizers are looking to establish a storefront, too.
|'Yes We Can' Create a Sane Food Policy in the US|
Common Dreams - 12/17/2008.Two extensive reports released in April indicate that our current method of devising food policy is broken and that the current system is doing tremendous harm in many areas, including those that are of particular interest to President-elect Obama: human health, the environment, and global poverty.