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How the Farm Bill Affects What We Eat

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How the Farm Bill Affects What We Eat

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How the Farm Bill Affects What We Eat

How the Farm Bill Affects What We Eat

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The 2007 Farm Bill isn't just the business of farming states; it affects what everyone eats, both in the United States and overseas. Guests discuss nutrition, and how we can be sure that we're eating what's best for us. A farmer in Tennessee gives advice on how to eat only locally-grown food.

Michael Pollan, wrote the foreword to Food Fight: The Citizen's Guide to a Food and Farm Bill; contributing writer, The New York Times magazine

Dr. Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition, food studies, and public health, New York University; author, What to Eat

Sandor Ellix Katz, farmer and activist, Nashville, Tenn.; author, The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America's Underground Food Movements

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