Farmers want a Green New Deal (Living on Earth radio)

10,000 Farmers Want a Green New Deal
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A bipartisan coalition of over 10,000 farmers and ranchers from across the United States has signed on to a letter that urges Congress to support a Green New Deal. They’re asking for a massive overhaul of food and farming policy in order to address the climate crisis while providing economic security for independent family farms. Ronnie Cummins is a co-founder of Regeneration International, and an organizer of U.S. Farmers & Ranchers For a Green New Deal, and joins Host Jenni Doering to discuss.  (09:39)

PRI's Environmental News Magazine, airdate October 18, 2019