This week on Straight, No Chaser, Katy Keiffer is joined by Congresswoman Chellie Pingree of the great state of Maine. Tune in for a lively discussion on all things related to food, agriculture, policy and the way we feed our nation. Find out what Congresswoman Pingree is trying to achieve with her Local Food, Farms and Jobs Act including incentives for fisheries, value added producer grants and improvements to school food programs. Hear more about the 2012 Farm Bill and find out how young farmers are changing the landscape of food production in our nation. This episode was sponsored by Cain Vineyard & Winery.
“Kids have a great palate, we just don’t give them the opportunity to develop it.”
“Patriotism used to be supporting family farms and communities, not shipping tomatoes on a truck from Florida across the country.”
— Congresswoman Chellie Pingree on Straight, No Chaser