Chellie Pingree Has a Farm Bill Plan to Serve All Farmers

      Posted On: November 1, 2017

“With the 2018 Farm Bill fast approaching, Civil Eats caught up with Rep. Pingree to talk about her policy priorities and what to pay attention to now.

What are your biggest farm bill priorities right now?

We’re working on a number of different bills [to be included in the final farm bill package]. We have a comprehensive one that is similar to what we did last time … called the Food, Farms, and Jobs Act. That covers everything from how do you assist farmers in the kind of programs that would help them expand, give small farmers opportunities to work with value-added products, more local food, things like that.”

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