Bill Wenzel brings more than 25 years of experience in farm and food policy advocacy, grassroots policy campaign development and non-profit management and capacity building to the Local Foods Program. He is a graduate of the Hamline University School of Law. He has served as Chief of Staff and directed the Agriculture and Environmental Resources Committees for two Wisconsin state senators. His work with the American Farmland Trust, Clean Water Network, Wisconsin Rural Development Center and National Family Farm Coalition led to the development of numerous grassroots initiatives advocating policies that enhance family farm agriculture, promote environmental health and sustain rural economies.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Catching up to the Local Food Revolution
This year, spring arrived early as a record-breaking heat wave swept across the nation, making it feel like summer in Minnesota, Virginia, and many other parts of the country. Farmers are either already planting their crops or just about to start.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Everyone at the Table: Local Foods and the Farm Bill
The local foods movement in the United States has grown by leaps and bounds over the last decade, but still represents a small portion of the overall food system. How can local food systems continue to grow and remain sustainable?