Tag Archives: Mark Winne
11
Oct

Farm Bill or Food Bill?

U.S. agriculture policy has grown fat and lazy–and hasn’t helped our waistlines either. It’s tempting to take for granted summer’s bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. But if you care about how that succulent tomato gets to your table, your beach reading should include delving into the Farm Bill, the much-overlooked legislation authorized by Congress […]

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09
Oct

Appearances & Trainings

Readings and Signings: August 29 – San Francisco – Slow Food Nation “Changemakers Day,” Mark Winne panel presentations: 2:30 to 5:45. For more information go to www.slowfoodnation.org. Media contact: bhorton@vancomm.com. September 17 – Albuquerque, NM – 1:30 – Peace by Pieces Fair – presentation, book selling and signing by Mark Winne – University of New […]

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09
Nov

When Our Farms Are Gone, They’re Gone Forever

By Mark Winne Hartford Courant November 9, 2003 The flight from Bradley Airport circled slowly west over the Farmington River Valley. Below me, wedged between the red and yellow flares of autumn foliage, were angular farm fields alternating at irregular intervals with home subdivisions. The mix of man-settled land and land cultivated by man produced […]

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