The food movement is small? Not from where we sit, it isn’t.

Our very own Anna Lappé and Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree weigh in at the Washington Post on the food movement — and its power and momentum. Teaser below, visit the Washington Post for the full piece, and add your thoughts in the comments section!

By Anna Lappé and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

In her latest column for The Washington Post, “The surprising truth about the ‘food movement,’ ” Tamar Haspel argues that the number of people who really care about where their food comes from, how it is grown and its impact on our health and the environment is surprisingly small.

We think she’s wrong. As two people who talk to consumers, farmers and retailers every day about food buying choices, we can tell you that the level of awareness and concern for the food we are eating is higher than it has ever been — and shows in changing attitudes and in changing habits, too.

 

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