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Video: Michael Pollan, “The Farm Bill”

posted Nov 17, 2011, 1:07 PM by Doria Robinson   [ updated Nov 17, 2011, 1:40 PM ]
Every five years, we have the chance to influence the way our food is produced, our land is conserved, and our health is protected. The legislation that addresses these issues is known as the Farm Bill, and in 2012, it’s up for renewal. “It isn’t really a bill just for farmers,” says food journalist Michael Pollan, in this video from Nourish Short Films. “It really should be called the food bill because it is the rules for the food system we all eat by.” more