June 16, 2011

Farm and public health: Sowing the seeds for a healthier nation

There is a conversation going on about our food. Gathered around the table are people interested in agriculture and public health working toward a similar aim: keeping our nation healthy through access to fresh, healthy food. Healthy Farms, Healthy People: A Farm & Food Policy Summit for a Strong America, a two-day meeting held this spring, brought together a diverse set of stakeholders interested in the food we eat and how it’s grown.

What emerged was a better sense of the shared intersection of challenges and opportunities facing the future of agriculture and public health. The event represented a big step in bringing together agricultural and public health interests, and it serves as an introduction to an important discussion about growing the healthy food we need. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers
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