Stories by Debra Eschmeyer

Debra Eschmeyer is the project director of the National Family Farm Coalition, a non-profit that provides a voice for grassroots groups on farm, food, trade and rural economic issues to ensure fair prices for family farmers, safe and healthy food, and vibrant, environmentally sound rural communities here and around the world. subscribe to Debra Eschmeyer's feed

Posted on: Jun 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

As victims of uninformed consent, we have much to decipher in how our food is produced. It's sad that we often know more about where our clothes come from than where our food originated.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2006, Source: National Family Farm Coalition

When the food industry becomes a monopoly marketplace, it doesn't just affect the local farmer. It affects you. Lack of competition drives prices up and consumer choices down.