New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee

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Mar 13, 2018

The Farm Bill is coming! Get prepared.

The 2018 Farm Bill is coming just around the corner. Policymakers are already at work drafting it. Now is the time to learn all you can and get involved. Here are some great resources to help you:



National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)'s primer on the Farm Bill. A comprehensive guide to what the Farm Bill contains, how it is enacted, and how to take action. NSAC Farm Bill platform. 

The Farm Bill: A Opportunity to Change Our Food System for the Better by Union of Concerned Scientists. 

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group webinar series about the Farm Bill. 

USDA 2018 Farm Bill & Legislative Principles report

The Young Farmer Coalition by National Young Farmers Coalition

Regaining our Future: An Assessment of Risks and Opportunities for Native Communities in the 2018 Farm Bill by Seeds of Native Health

Farm Bill Primer by Food Research & Action Center