Monday, July 16, 2012

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Join a White House Hangout on Local Foods

On Tuesday, July 17th at 3:00pm EDT, Jon Carson, White House Director of Public Engagement, and I will join inspiring women leaders in the field of local foods through a Google+ Hangout to hear their stories and answer your questions. It’s also a chance to see more stories like theirs when we unveil the 2.0 version of the USDA’s Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass. An innovative digital guide and map, the KYF Compass highlights USDA-supported local food projects around the country. The 2.0 version features thousands of local food projects in all 50 states and includes keyword and zip code search features.

 From the Deputy Secretary of the USDA. Her profile.

What has the Federal Government or the USDA done to protect small local producers from burdensome legislation that is not scaled properly?

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