One of our previous posts covered the debut of a new USDA campaign known as Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food.
Said campaign seeks to break down structural barriers that have
inhibited local food systems from thriving. It seeks to connect local production and
consumption and promote local-scale sustainable operations.
Below is a YouTube playlist of videos affiliated with the campaign. The videos cover a wide variety of perspectives on the issue. Some of the titles include:
According to a press release from September 15th 2009, the USDA has launched a new initiative titled Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food as a means to begin a national conversation to help develop local and regional food systems and spur economic opportunity.
I had to copy and paste the summary below because it was so well written on the USDA website: