farm bill

food politics

Politics of the Plate: Talking the Talk on Sustainable Food

The USDA’s new Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food initiative is a nice symbol, but will it actually change anything?
food politics

Ms. Waters Goes to Washington

An inside look at the political education of the legendary Chez Panisse founder.
food + cooking

The Reason for Cardoons

I tried and tried to love these things, but always failed—until I had Bill’s cardoon bread pudding.

Betting the Farm

Washington has created a tangled web of subsidies that determines the way our food is grown. One South Dakota family demonstrates why you should care about the Farm Bill.
April 2008
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