22 Nov '11, 12pm

No Secret Farm Bill and other things to be thankful for

No Secret Farm Bill and other things to be thankful for

Mark Bittman has provided the ultimate Thanksgiving guide for anyone interested in making our broken food system work again. His exhaustive list of the 25 people or groups for which he is most thankful is a must-read.* It starts with nutritionist and food system reform pioneer Marion Nestle and ends with "anyone who's started a small farm in the last five years, and anyone who's supported one; anyone who cooks, and especially anyone who teaches others to cook." That covers a good portion of Grist readers, I'd like to point out. So good on all of you, too. Heaven knows, I'm thankful for you. In the glass half-full spirit, I thought I'd take a moment to point out some recent news developments for which we should also all be thankful. The collapse of the deficit supercommittee There are, no doubt, many reasons to be thankful for this. After all, we can cut our national debt b...

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