David Beckman from the Bread for the World Institute talks about the 2007 Farm Bill by Mitch E. Perry11/22/06
According to the New York City Coalition against hunger, nearly 1 in 6 residents in New York could not afford to buy enough food during the 3 year period ended last year.
Meanwhile, last week the advocacy group Bread for the World released its 2007 Hunger Report: Ã¢â‚¬Å“Healthy Food, Farms, & Families.
The Reverend David Beckman is President of Bread for the World Institute. He spoke to WMNF earlier this week Ã¢â‚¬â€œ specifically about the Farm Bill, that was signed by President Bush in 2002. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s set to expire next year, and Beckham told WMNF that his group would like to see it reauthorized, but with several significant changes (roll tape#1 o.q.Ã¢â‚¬? and around the worldÃ¢â‚¬?Ã¢â‚¬?)
ThatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s The reverend David Beckham, from the group Bread for the World Institute, discussing the Farm Bill that will come before the Congress sometime next year.