USDA Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Program Launched
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsak, recently announced the launch of a new program aimed at expanding the conversation on the importance of local food systems.
The Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Program offers a website to be used as a hub for sharing ideas, stories and to offer resources for linking local producers with consumers. If you use social media tools like Facebook and Twitter, you can become a fan and follow the discussion and help increase awareness on the benefits of supporting local foods. Check it out!