Author

Ariel Kagan

Ariel Kagan

Ariel Kagan is a resource economist with expertise in state and federal agriculture policy and currently serves as the director of agriculture strategy at the Environmental Initiative. Ariel is a facilitator of the MinneAg Network.

COMMENTARY

Let’s tell the Department of Agriculture what kind of food system we want

By: and - September 14, 2022

Increased participation in the policymaking process from all who are involved in our food system — from growers to producers, aggregators to eaters — in our state is core to the creation of a truly sustainable and equitable agricultural landscape in Minnesota. In the midst of challenging harvest seasons, pandemic upheaval and major weather events — […]