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Tue Jan 10
The Farm Bill Simplified

Learn more about the Farm Bill with this simple and powerful presentation.
"Hacking the Food System" is a project of Food+Tech Connect to create graphic design and presentations to help simplify complex issues like the farm bill and school food. On December 3, 2011, Food+Tech Connect and Gojee brought together tech designers, journalists, food policy experts, and data specialists to “hack” one of the most important pieces of legislation in the US – the Farm Bill. The Farm Bill Hackathon first place prize went to “FARM BILL of Health” a series of clean, simple visualizations about the difference in support for fruit and vegetable crops versus commodities in the bill. Here’s the link to their slide show.