To Market! To Market! USDA Offers $5 Million in Grants to the Smallest of the Small Farmers

The 2008 farm bill contains $35 billion in pork earmarked as subsidies to the huge agribusinesses that produce the bulk of our corn, wheat, and soybeans. In comparison, the $5 million (million, not billion) in grants the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) made available this week for the Farmers’ Market Promotion Program seems like […]