Linking Healthcare and a Sustainable Food System

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Food and Community Fellows posted a great story about a “new farmer” couple in Michigan. This story highlights the connection between healthcare and creating a sustainable food system.

Check the photo-essay out for yourself by clicking here.

This slideshow is part of an ongoing project whose mission is to blend compelling images with poignant stories to influence public opinion and shape public policy to support a “good” food system and justice for all. 



2 thoughts on “Linking Healthcare and a Sustainable Food System

  1. Having health insurance is not the same as getting good health care but it is one of the first steps in the process. Most struggling farmers and their families based on income guidelines would be eligible for health insurance through Vermont Green Mountain Care. Check it out at

  2. Thanks for the insight Kathleen, I’ll be sure to post more about the importance of health insurance and healthcare for new farmers and I’ll include more about Green Mountain Care then!

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