Over 30 stakeholders were interviewed prior to and during the drafting of this report. Below are seven of these stakeholder interviews. While not representative of all views regarding a national food strategy, these interviews provide examples of recurring concerns with and/or support for the concept, as well as suggestions for taking such a process forward.
Molly Anderson, Professor of Food Studies, Middlebury College
Ted Brady, Rural Development State Director for VT & NH, USDA
Patty Lovera, Assistant Director, Food and Water Watch
Ricardo Salvador, Direrctor, Food & Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
Karen Washington, Community Activist, Farmer and Co-owner, Rise and Root Farms