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Nutrition Provisions in the Farm Bill
Wed 2th Feb 2014
Last week we reported that President Obama had signed the long awaited Farm Bill into law. The final bill saw $8.5 billion cut from the Supplementa...

President Obama Signs New Farm Bill Into Law
Mon 2th Feb 2014
At the end of last week, President Obama signed the new five-year farm bill into law. The President was joined at the signing ceremony at Michigan ...

School Food and Policy in the U.S.
Thu 11th Nov 2013
The Jamie Oliver Food Foundation (USA) raises awareness of the state of the food system in America, working with meaningful partners and workgroups fo...

Farm Bill Update: The Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act
Fri 4th Apr 2013
The Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act 2013 introduces provision to include food education. Every 5 years Congress negotiates the Farm Bill-a huge piec...

US Food Policy in 2013
Wed 1th Jan 2013
2012 saw some much needed progress in US food policy through the work of the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation, however, the hard work must continue in or...

Farm Bill Extended
Fri 1th Jan 2013
Congress votes to extend Farm Bill until September 2013 Every 5 years Congress negotiates the Farm Bill-a huge piece of legislation that impacts al...

Food Policy Progress in 2012
Wed 12th Dec 2012
The past 12 months have seen progress in food policies that are the essential steps needed to ensure better health for this generation and a better pr...

Farm Bill Fails To Be Renewed or Extended
Wed 9th Sep 2012
In just four days the current Farm Bill, signed into law in 2008, will expire without Congress passing a new bill. The full Senate passed its versi...

Farm Bill on the Chopping Board
Wed 7th Jul 2012
With Proposed Massive Cuts in Crucial Funding See How The Farm Bill Is Looking In The House Right Now and What We Can Do To Make A Stand For A Better ...

Senate Passes 2012 Farm Bill
Wed 6th Jun 2012
Last Week, the U.S. Senate Passed its Version of the 2012 Farm Bill The current Farm Bill expires on the 30th of September and the Senate’s vote is...

Have You Asked For Real Food In The Farm Bill?
Tue 6th Jun 2012
Last week the Senate began debate on the Farm Bill, the most important law determining what America eats dictating the types of crops that are grown, ...

Help Get Nutritious & Healthy Foods In The Farm Bill
Wed 5th May 2012
On April 20th the Senate Agriculture Committee approved a farm bill draft that falls short of providing the farm and food policies Americans want. ...

‘Pink Slime’: What’s Next for School Lunches?
Wed 4th Apr 2012
Playing Catch-Up With ‘Pink Slime’ If you’ve been paying attention to food-related news in the past three weeks, you’ve likely heard about ‘Pink Sl...

Local Farms, Food & Jobs: Farm Bill Update
Thu 3st Mar 2012
Take Action Now To Get the Farm Bill On A Better Track 2012 is the year of the Food & Farm Bill, and it brings a big opportunity to make fresh,...

The Farm Bill: Local Farms, Food, & Jobs Act
Tue 1th Jan 2012
Local Farms, Food, And Jobs: Setting the Stage for the Farm Bill 2012 will be the year of the Food & Farm Bill, and it means big opportunity to...

This Year in School Food
Mon 12th Dec 2011
School Food Policy in 2011 This year, more people were talking about school food than ever before. With childhood obesity finally accepted as a sca...

The (Food and) Farm Bill: What America Eats
Mon 12th Dec 2011
Farm Bill Background The “Farm Bill” is the most important law determining what America eats. Once every five years Congress negotiates this massiv...

Martha’s Vineyard: Supporting Farmers & Food Education
Mon 10rd Oct 2011
Introduction by The Food Revolution Team Ali Berlow is, in her own words, “just a housewife”. Yet over the last six years, she has created somethin...

FoodFight: Revolutionizing Better Food Education
Mon 10rd Oct 2011
As former high school teachers and food activists, Deb Grant and Carolyn Cohen started FoodFight to use high schools as a platform to arm teachers and...