This is a critical moment for our nation. We must not allow struggling workers or our children, grandparents and disabled loved ones to fall back into hunger.
A regional food system does a better job at providing healthy food for all, supporting sustainable farming and fishing, and supporting thriving communities.
With more of us crowding a warming planet, we need agricultural change.
The WTO should stop insisting on an out-of-date trade agenda. It should get back on track — or get out of the way — to support fresh approaches that bolster local food systems.
The idea of storing surplus grain in good times to guard against famine dates back at least as far as the Old Testament.