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Food Recovery Clears Another Farm Bill Hurdle

The Senate version of the Farm Bill passed on Thursday with the tiniest of nods to gleaning, or food recovery. While there’s no joy in seeing cuts in per-family food assistance, there’s a glimmer of hope that this next Farm Bill would include a microloan program for food rescue groups. This amendment proposed by Sen. [...]

June 22, 2012 | Posted in Food Recovery, Legislation | Comments closed

Writing Gleaning into the Farm Bill?

Exciting times for preventing food waste! While world environmental leaders are discussing food loss at Rio+20 (and at a side event), Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is making an attempt to get funding for gleaning/food recovery into the Farm Bill. Wyden’s proposed Amendment 2442 to the Farm Bill (S. 3240) would help provide microloans to gleaning [...]

June 20, 2012 | Posted in Legislation | Comments closed
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