- Provide cities grants with which to build structures for year-round farmers markets.
- Require federal institutions that prepare food (school lunches, prisons, military bases, etc.) to buy a minimum percentage of that food locally.
- Food stamp debit cards should double in value when swiped at a framers’ market.
Monday, October 20, 2008
For those of us (me included) who haven't read Michael Pollan's 8,000 word New York Times Magazine piece about re-thinking our food culture, Michael Ruhlman has heroically cut it down to it's essentials here. Some of my favorite proposals include: