Food Security Is National Security

As we celebrate World Food Day and 2014 as the Year of Family Farming, we want to celebrate the millions of Americans involved in getting food from our farms to our tables and to the millions and billions of others around the world tilling the soil, tending the nets, striving not just to survive but to thrive.

Family farming is not unique to small farms in less-developed countries; family-run businesses dominate U.S. agricultural production, accounting for almost 98 percent of U.S. farms. (more…)

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