Every five years, Congress votes on the Farm Bill, which dictates food and agriculture policy for many years to come.
Unless we get involved and demand that our representatives pass pro-organic policies, they will continue to give large bailouts to agribusiness companies and the country’s largest industrial farms at the expense of consumers, family farms, and the environment.
Needless to say, there is A LOT at stake here.
Yet, all that is required from you is signing an electronic form and making a few simple phone calls to your Senators in Washington D.C.
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
A number of amendments to the Senate version of the 2013 Farm Bill have been offered that would support the labeling of genetically-engineered food, support organic farmers, repeal the “Monsanto Protection Act,” protect honey bees, and numerous others. Read more »