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Next Farm Bill Can Plant the Seeds for Something Better

Expert BlogUnited StatesDavid Wallinga, MD

NRDC recommendations around U.S. farm policy would, if adopted, help rebuild rural communities, create clean energy jobs, support new and existing organic farmers, bolster soil health and on-farm conservation, and reduce food waste.

Biden Promises a Fairer Food System

Expert BlogUnited StatesAllison Johnson, David Wallinga, MD

With last week's new Executive Order, and the re-introduced Farm System Reform Act, US leaders seem intent on real change to confront food system consolidation, a driver of inequity and harm to the environment and public health

Industrial Farming Is Not As You’ve Pictured

Expert BlogPaloma Sisneros-Lobato
The industrial agriculture system is reliant on a few large mega-corporations whose practices continue to exploit workers, growers and communities.

NRDC Responds to COVID-19

Expert BlogUnited StatesNRDC
This unprecedented public health crisis requires bold, equitable, and science-based action.

Industrial Agriculture 101

GuideUnited StatesNRDC

Giant farms—whether growing crops or animals—often rely heavily on chemicals and produce waste that pollutes the water and air. As a result, the system we’ve designed to feed the planet also takes a serious toll on its health.