Food history, assignment help

Deliverable Length: 200–250 words minimum

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the emergence of government controls in the food industry in the early 20th century


The United States government began to take control of certain aspects of the food industry in the early 20th century. During the Depression, Franklin Roosevelt’s relief, reform, and recovery program spawned a series of food policies. The Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) introduced farm subsidies, and urban empty lots were converted to gardens.

  • Discuss how the provisions for sustainability brought about by the Great Depression can be compared to the current practices in sustainability. Include implementation for both ecological and economic reasons.
  • Share some practices in sustainability used today.

Be sure to use proper APA style, and cite all sources.