Farm Bill Resources

Farm Bill Resources and Action Items

Join a letter writing, lobbying effort by clicking here: www.healthyfarmbill.org/

Go here for a comprehensive updates on the Farm Bill and ways to get involved: www.farmandfoodproject.org/

There has been a recently flurry of activity on Capitol Hill about local food as many new bills have been introduced to support local foods and food security.  In the rythym of Congress, this is all a preamble for the Farm bill debate and a way for members of congress to garner support for specific issues so they can bring these to the table when the debate about the bill gets down and dirty. Click here for a list of these bills. Right now, the coaltion is trying to get lots of support for these bills—specifically the first two on the list : HR 2364 and S. 1432. 

For a summary of the 2007 Farm Bill issues, click here.

To write to your representatives and tell them not to trade their votes on farm bills or annula spending bills related to food and farm policy, go to congress.org

For the most updated local alerts for what you can do now, please go to: farmandranchfreedom.org/

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