In case you missed it, yesterday was Food Day. All across the country folks gathered to get back to basics and focus on eating healthier and celebrating what it means to eat “real” food. This day was created to help farmers and consumers organize locally and regionally to bring fresh foods closer to home.

According to the Food Day website, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs are popping up everywhere, farm to school programs are found in more than 12,000 schools, and the U.S. organic food market continues to outpace conventional food sales; which means, we are headed in the right direction, BUT we must continue to educate the public on healthier choices and push policymakers to ensure the integrity of our food system remains intact (and is continuously improved).

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