It's not often the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) makes an announcement that doesn't make food activists grumble about Big Ag, sigh in frustration, or renew their locavore loyalties. But, every now and again, the Department does something right. This week, it announced it will be allocating funds to making food stamps at farmer's markets easier to use. Because we like to think hopefully here at TakePart, we rounded up five recent USDA actions that have made a positive impact on our country's food system.
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