WATCH: A Day at the Farm to Clinic Pop-Up Market

On June 6, 2022, RAFI-USA visited the Farm to Clinic Pop-Up Market at Piedmont Health, organized by the Carrboro Farmers’ Market with support from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. This program is a part of RAFI-USA’s Expanding Farmers Market Access.

USDA’s New Poultry Industry Transparency Rule Explained

Don’t have the time to read 155 pages of the USDA’s proposed rule that would revise regulations that apply to poultry growing contracts and the use of tournament ranking systems in the poultry industry? We’ve got you covered.

Market Readiness Webinar Series

Join the Farmers of Color Network on June 28 from 6 – 7:30 PM (Eastern Time) to learn about selling to school districts. This webinar will focus on what farmers need to know to sell farm products to schools.

Cómo y por qué obtener un número de granja

Entonces, ¿qué es un número de granja y por qué debería pensar en obtener uno? El número de granja es una de las tres formas en que puede identificarse como agricultor para fines gubernamentales. También es la manera en que las oficinas del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA) identifican su granja en relación con todos sus programas. Los programas agrícolas del USDA se administran a nivel local a través de las oficinas de la Agencia de Servicios Agrícolas (FSA) y el Servicio de Conservación de Recursos Naturales (NRCS) con sede en los condados.

Come to the Table Eastern Regional Gathering

On May 24, Eastern NC faith leaders gathered at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park for a day of learning, fellowship, and discussion. Come to the Table is hosting two more regional gatherings this year, and we would love to see you there!

Justine Post: Champion for Rural North Carolina

Justine Post became RAFI-USA’s Come to the Table program director in mid-January 2022. Her educational background, work experience, and passion for equity and justice in the food system have merged into a perfect trifecta for her role in leading the Come to the Table program. 

What Would It Take?

Can you imagine a food system that works for everyone? What if everyone had the resources and allocations to purchase food for themselves? What if farmers and farmworkers were paid fairly, enough for their businesses to thrive?