Celebrate the Farmer!

Mark Bittman: Celebrate the Farmer!

http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/mark-bittman-celebrate-the-farmer/

August 23, 2012

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Check out this recent article, “Celebrate the Farmer!”  by Mark Bittman on The New York TimesOpinionator blog. In the article, Bittman argues that to make fresh, healthy food available to all consumers, civil society and policymakers must address issues core to the agricultural system.

Mark Bittman advocates a more sustainable U.S. farming system. (Photo credit: The New York Times)

In essence, Bittman writes, “We need to encourage both new and established farms to grow a variety of fruits and vegetables, to raise animals in sensible ways and, using a combination of modern and time-tested techniques, treat those animals well and use their products wisely.”

Read the full article here.

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