This is what I get for not checking my mail earlier: today is National Food Day where people across the country are speaking out and asking Congress to create policies that promote healthy food. Congress is about to make key decisions about food and farm policy, and people everywhere want them to:

You can visit and contact your members of Congress using their online form. If you’re in California (the largest producer of agricultural products, by the way), you can also sign your name on the petition organized by Environmental Working Group and other food, health, and public interest groups. A healthy country starts with healthy people, and we all need access to affordable and healthy food.

If you want to learn more about America’s agricultural policies and food subsidies, check out this quick primer of where your tax dollars go.