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USDA Announces Four Billion To Strengthen Food System

Washington, DC, June 8, 2021 – In response to today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of plans to invest more than $4 billion to strengthen critical supply chains through the Build Back Better initiative, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) issued the following comment:

“NSAC applauds the USDA’s commitment to investing more than $4 billion to strengthen our food system, improve access to local processing, invest in regional distribution and aggregation, and support for new market opportunities that will help producers earn a fairer price for what they grow,” said Eric Deeble, Policy Director at NSAC.

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