It’s not easy to make sense of current food practices in the U.S. How do we — and our government — support the status quo? How could we change?
More About Dairy Subsidies
A little while back, we asked a seemingly simple question: Why does your vegan yogurt cost so much more than dairy yogurt? The answer is not simple at all, but probably the most important contributing reason is that the U.S. government provides billions of dollars in subsidies to dairy farmers to help keep prices low.Read more: Looking Behind the Curtain of Agribusiness
It’s important to remember that the fantasy picture of “Old MacDonald’s Farm” no longer applies in the U.S.…