BY JAN CHO
You may have read Michael Pollan’s recent essay published in the Food & Drink Issue of the New York Times Magazine about the significance of California’s Prop 37 initiative to the food movement at large. “Is this the year that the food movement finally enters politics?,” Pollan wonders. Is this the year that it will “engage in the hard politics of Washington — of voting with votes, not just forks”?
A new food advocacy group called Food Policy Action (FPA) has answered that call to arms, as it were. “There has never been a better time,” reads FPA’s blog, “to turn the food movement from a social and economic movement into a political force.”
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