Cheryl Smith

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Doubling Up at the Farmers’ Market

by Cheryl Smith | Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 16:15 CST
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Down on the Farm Subsidies

With the farm bill set to expire at the end of September, lawmakers are negotiating a new five-year bill. At the center of attention are billions of dollars in subsidies for farmers—or, more accurately, for big agribusinesses. As the top … Read More

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Turning the Food Desert into an Oasis

For many Texans, it’s easier to get Cheetos, Twinkies and Ho Hos from a convenience store than fresh fruits and vegetables from a supermarket. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that approximately 15 percent of Texans reside in food deserts, … Read More