What are You Doing to Change the Food System? – Tom Colicchio

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I’m using whatever celebrity I have to get the message out there. I’ve been very active around issues of hunger, creating a better sustainable food system, and I have a platform now at MSNBC that will hopefully get that message out there as well. So again, this is about educating the population and letting them understand that we have some control over what is happening. We have it through the ability to vote, and we have to start linking up the idea of everything that we see that’s on our table, that is in the supermarket – there are policies enacted that either create that marketplace, keep prices affordable, or in some cases inflate prices. But we have a choice, and we have a choice by electing leaders to go to Congress and actually fight for a better food system.

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