Food Fight: The Citizen's Guide to a Food and Farm Bill / Edition 1

Food Fight: The Citizen's Guide to a Food and Farm Bill / Edition 1

by Daniel Imhoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0970950020

ISBN-13: 9780970950024

Pub. Date: 03/15/2007

Publisher: Watershed Media

The Farm Bill is perhaps the single most significant land use legislation enacted in the United States, yet many citizens remain unaware of its power and scope. With subsidies ballooning toward $25 billion dollars per year, the Farm Bill largely dictates who grows what crops, on what acreage, and under what conditions—all with major impacts on the country's

Overview

The Farm Bill is perhaps the single most significant land use legislation enacted in the United States, yet many citizens remain unaware of its power and scope. With subsidies ballooning toward $25 billion dollars per year, the Farm Bill largely dictates who grows what crops, on what acreage, and under what conditions—all with major impacts on the country's rural economies, health and nutrition, national security, and biodiversity. As debate and wrangling over the 2007 Farm Bill intensifies, Food Fight offers a highly informative and visually engaging overview of legislation that literally shapes our food system, our bodies, and our future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780970950024
Publisher:
Watershed Media
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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