Small farmers in this country have probably never had anything to do with the U.S. Farm Bill. A lot of food activists are trying to change that by modifying this giant piece of legislation. It's in the Senate right now and lobbying is heating up. Andy Fisher, Executive Director of the Community Food Security Coalition, is trying to get Congress to reexamine the massive Farm Bill. Andy give us an update on what's happening with this historic legislation.
A special dinner is taking place on Thursday, September 27, at Axe Restaurant in Venice. It's in support of the Community Food Security Coalition's lobbying efforts on behalf on the Farm Bill. The cost is $50 per person which includes wine and beverages. There's a silent auction that begins at 7:30pm and dinner seatings at 6pm and 8pm. Call 310-664-9787 for more information.
Raunchy by Ernie Freeman