Mark Winne, a food justice activist, author, and former director of the Hartford Food System (a grantee of the Presbyterian Hunger Program) helps change the angle from which we view the high food price issue and focus on the importance a living wage. Cities around the country are moving forward on this and changing the tenor of local economies. Thank you again, Mark!
High Food Prices – Just Another Bad Day in the Foodline
By Mark Winne
The current spate of alarming farm and food stories – drought, rising food prices and shortages – has riveted our attention on the precarious state of our food system. As a nation that has become accustomed, at least for the past generation or two, to an abundant supply of affordable food, the daily accounts of everything from food riots to soaring egg prices have catapulted us out of our comfort zones.