Congresswoman Chellie Pingree: “Tell Your Elected Leaders What’s Important to You!”

From foodtank.com, by Sarah Small
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree: “Tell Your Elected Leaders What’s Important to You!”

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree closed the Food Tank Summit with a keynote speech on the progress of food policy over the last decade. She mentioned challenges, such as the “US$150 million a year spent lobbying on Capitol Hill” by the food industry, but was inspired by the growth in local, sustainable food practice and supporters.