It’s no surprise that both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have talked about supporting family farms, but what policies would that “support” turn into?
The campaigns agree on food policy in some surprising ways. Most notable: both campaigns say that food-stamp benefits should remain a part of the Farm Bill.
Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has paid much attention to small, local farming during her tenure at the USDA.
Farmers markets across the country will receive grants to expand their participation in SNAP, providing more opportunities for low-income consumers.