Cooking Up A Story series page at Hulu.comThe Farm Bill legislation costs taxpayers $90 billion dollars in farm subsidies, benefits mainly a small percentage of big commodity farmers, and promotes farming practices that are harmful to the environment, and to public health.
Cooking Up A Story series page at Hulu.comFood Policy Councils are a relatively new phenomenon across the country. Designed to identify and address key issues that impact food on local communities, Steve Cohen from the Portland, Oregon Office of Sustainable Development, explains their importance.
Cooking Up A Story series page at Hulu.comDays before the long anticipated release of a major report on climate change, Climate Change 2007, by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, we sat down with Research Scientist Phillip Mote, to discuss his views on global warming.
Cooking Up A Story series page at Hulu.comDan Imhoff explains how there are cracks forming in the Farm Bill alliance. A number of opposing interest groups may be coming together to push the Farm Bill toward a new direction.
Cooking Up A Story series page at Hulu.comIt’s conservation at its best. “Urban fruit gleaning”, puts volunteers to work collecting fresh fruit from neighborhood trees, that would otherwise go to waste, and distributing the fruit to Food Banks, and other organizations serving the poor.
Cooking Up A Story series page at Hulu.comThe Farm Bill provides 23 billion dollars in subsidies to farmers who grow commodity crops, but little to help farmers grow crops that are healthy for people to eat. In Part 3, Imhoff explains the inequities of the Farm Bill, and offers some remedies.
Cooking Up A Story series page at Hulu.comPolitics can often seem far removed from our present realities, take for instance, the Farm Bill. Is it really that important? But for those inclined towards disinterest, or are simply unaware, this segment may put fire in your belly.