I mentioned the #secretfarmbill last post, and there was much talk and action about it at #cfsc2011. Now comes Mark Bittman, the Minimalist Cook and NYT goodfood blogger, to call it out. Here's the start:
The Republican-manufactured budget crisis of this past summer — remember? — resulted in a “solution” that’s hijacking what little representative democratic process we have left. Equally sad is that the so-called supercommittee — charged with creating an outline for reducing the deficit by $1.2 trillion over 10 years — may preclude full discussion of the farm bill. Read more.
I've linked to Bittman's food advocacy pieces so often, he deserves his own tag. Done.