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       Food Chain Radio Show #1014

Michael Olson, Author & Urban Farming Agriculturalist

Affordable Food Act

How will the Affordable Care Act affect the price of food?

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Guest:  Pamela Fugitt-Hetrick, Insurance Expert & Host of The Money Moves Radio Show

After a speech to an agriculture trade group recently, I was approached with a suggestion to feature the Affordable Care Act’s impact on agriculture.

Michael Olson Food Chain Radio: Affordable Food Act  – How will the Affordable Care Act affect the price of food?

Michael Olson Food Chain Radio: Affordable Food Act – How will the Affordable Care Act affect the price of food?

When I pitched the topic around the agriculture professionals in attendance, I realized the Act, though not yet fully implemented, was already having an impact on just about everyone’s business.

Though none of the professionals seemed to be pleased with the impact the Act was having on their business, none seemed anxious to discuss the politics of the Act, fearing, perhaps, the wrong person might hear.

In fact, the Affordable Care Act is changing how the United States conducts the business of health care, which is said to constitute about one-fifth of its economy.  When such a large change is made to one part of the economy it will likely affect other parts of the economy, and so we ask…

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Tune in here, for the syndicated Food Chain Radio Show #1014 May 23, 2015 Saturday 9AM Pacific 

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Michael Olson's LAWS OF THE FOOD CHAIN:

#1 Agriculture is the foundation upon which we build all our sand castles.

#2 The farther we go from the source of our food, the less control we have over what's in that food.

#3 Cheap food isn't!

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