Public policy and economic forces have a tremendous impact on what kind of food is produced, how it’s produced, and who has access to it. From the farm bill to crop subsidies, the pages below explain how policy and economics shape our food system.
Food Economics
  • The production, consumption, and distribution of food is closely tied to economic forces. Learn how subsidies, externalities, and agribusiness' market control affect what we eat.
Policy & Regulation
  • Public policy can help build a sustainable food system - or further entrench industrial agriculture. Learn about the policies that determine what we eat - and what you can do to improve them.
Recent Blog Posts
  • Read the latest posts about food policy and economics on our blog, Ecocentric.