This article talks about Vilsack’s newfound progressive take on the future of agriculture, acknowledging the importance of food to all Americans. Not so different than Nicolas Kristof’s call for a Department of Food, and a welcome change from his history of support for GMO crops.
And a side note, Kathleen Merrigan was selected as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture…check the link for all-around good news.
An interesting aside, Vilsack was also interviewed on OPB’s morning program Think Out Loud a few weeks back. You can listen / pod it here. I heard a couple of weeks ago when it was going to happen, but finally got around to listening to it today.