Thursday, December 18, 2008

Vilsak as Secretary of Agriculture

The Governor of Iowa as Secretary of Agrigulture was not exactly the change we need in the opinion of people in the sustainable food movement. But, they seem to be largely looking at the bright side. Who knew that they could get over 50,000 signatures on a last minute petition? The people behind the petition, Food Democracy Now, have already moved on to suggesting choices for the head of USDA and many of the other bloggers and activists are starting to think about what else that 50,000 people could be doing to influence food policy in the United States and around the world. The Eat Local Challenge blog has a short list of responsive pieces.

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