Western Wisconsin Leads The Nation In Farm Bankruptcies, Again

Western Wisconsin Leads The Nation In Farm Bankruptcies, Again

Western Wisconsin continues to lead the nation in farm bankruptcies, reporting the highest number of new filings in 2020. But bankruptcy experts say most of those producers are looking for ways to keep farming, instead of going out of business.  Federal court data shows the Western District had 39 new Chapter 12 bankruptcy filings in […]

Two Books on the Future of Farming

Two Books on the Future of Farming

What would a just food system look like? For Mark Bittman, the author of some 30 books on food, we should start by reducing, if not wholly eliminating, our consumption of junk food. “Engineered edible substances,” he calls them in “Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, From Sustainable to Suicidal.” A “third type of […]