Urging our nation's leaders to end hunger
 

Quote of the Day: Wendell Berry

Geese appear high over us,
pass, and the sky closes. Abandon,
as in love or sleep, holds
them to their way, clear
in the ancient faith: what we need
is here. And we pray, not
for new earth or heaven, but to be
quiet in heart, and in eye,
clear. What we need is here.

—"What We Need Is Here," by writer and farmer Wendell Barry

Congress needs to hear from you! Any farm bill must not increase hunger. Call or email your members of Congress and tell them to ensure a place at the table for all people by protecting and strengthening the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) and international food aid in the farm bill.

Photo: A farm in Washington state. (Andrew Wainer)

 

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