Resources on the Farm Bill

To learn more about this comprehensive bill, check out Daniel Imhoff's Food Fight as well as reports, articles, and infographics released by Oxfam America and other organizations.

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The spring 2012 issue of Dissent is devoted in part to food politics. It includes my article "Utopian Dream: A New Farm Bill."

In this same issue, Sarah Leonard offers "Nature as an Ally: An Interview With Wendell Berry."

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The legal advocacy group Public Health Law and Policy has produced two useful resources on the farm bill:

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy is doing a series called "What's at Stake in the Farm Bill."

Oxfam America has a report and infographic on what the farm bill needs to do about international food aid.

And don't forget:

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This post originally appeared on Food Politics, an Atlantic partner site.

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Marion Nestle is a professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. She is the author of Food Politics, Safe Food, What to Eat, and Pet Food Politics. More

Nestle also holds appointments as Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. She is the author of three prize-winning books: Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (revised edition, 2007), Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety (2003), and What to Eat (2006). Her most recent book is Feed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat. She writes the Food Matters column for The San Francisco Chronicle and blogs almost daily at Food Politics.

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