Huffington Post Article: Farm Bill Reform Could Trim Americans’ Waistlines

This interesting Huffington Post article on the relationship between public health and farm bill policy quotes several Healthy Farms, Healthy People Coalition steering committee members and describes some of the challenges in understanding how and why farmers make the planting decisions they do and what that really has to do with obesity in America.  As with most complicated problems there is not one easy answer.  The goal of the Healthy Farms, Healthy People Coalition is to provide a comfortable forum for health and agriculture advocates to learn about each other’s work and to identify policies that support both.   This article might stimulate interesting discussion and we encourage that to happen here.

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