Farm Bill Gets Star Treatment

Like a legislative Al Gore, the lumbering Farm Bill has traded its wonky exterior for a touch of glam. All sorts of people outside the agriculture industry, from foodies to singers and authors, have called on Congress to reform the commodity-crop-loving farm system. Move over, Willie. The global anti-poverty organization Oxfam has weighed in, as has the Environmental Working Group. Authors Michael

Like a legislative Al Gore, the lumbering Farm Bill has traded its wonky exterior for a touch of glam. All sorts of people outside the agriculture industry, from foodies to singers and authors, have called on Congress to reform the commodity-crop-loving farm system. Move over, Willie.

The global anti-poverty organization Oxfam has weighed in, as has the Environmental Working Group. Authors Michael Pollan and Barbara Kingsolver have made public utterances.

Even the U.S. Confere

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