MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a national nonprofit agency working against hunger in the United States and abroad. Its president and CEO, Abby J. Leibman, says the 2012 farm bill should protect and increase food stamp funding, provide incentives for farmers to make produce more affordable at local markets and make nutritional improvements to the government’s surplus food program. Read her Oct. 6, 2011, column on the subject at Jweekly.com.
|Categories||Beliefs & practices, Food & agriculture, Government & politics, Law & courts, Poverty & welfare, Science & health|
|Locations||Israel, United States of America|