food policy

True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale

For a comprehensive look at the challenges and complexities of calculating the true cost of food, VX News presents an excerpt from Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment’s recently published, "True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale."

Congress' Earl Blumenauer on Federal Policy Making Challenges & Opportunities 

Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Oregon Congressmember Earl Blumenauer returns to VX News to explain why infrastructure issues are so difficult to tackle under the Trump administration, and shares his most urgent priorities: funding road maintenance through a higher gas tax and, eventually, a road user charge; passing a farm bill that ensures nationwide access to clean water and healthy food; and helping a growing number of states capitalize on the newly legal cannabis industry.