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RAFI-USA has curated our Farm to You boxes as a way to promote our Farmers of Color Network members who produce value-added products, and as a premium to say a special thank you to donors. These boxes make for great gift-giving—even to yourself!

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Transparency in the Poultry Industry

On May 26, 2022, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the publication of a long-awaited proposed rule regarding “Transparency in Poultry Growing Contracts and Tournaments.” RAFI-USA is pleased with this development and applauds Sec. Vilsack for taking this important step.

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Events and Trainings

Farm and Faith Partnerships Project: Creation of a CSA

RAFI-USA’s New Video Shares the Benefits of Faith and Farm Communities Working Together

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Dealing with On Farm Disaster

This video provides an overview of how to approach disaster preparedness and recovery for your farm — as well as gives an overview of some disaster relief programs that are available, especially for farmers.

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The Farmstand Blog

Community Supported Agriculture Growing in the Sandhills

In the fall of 2022, Come to the Table helped facilitate the creation of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, between the Sandhills AGInnovation Center (SAIC) and Pinehurst United Methodist Church.
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USDA Debt and Discrimination Relief

On October 18, USDA made an announcement regarding the first of several phases of critical debt relief assistance to farmers. This blog summarizes what debt relief has already occurred and what farmers may expect next. 
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Preparándose y gestionando el Huracán Ian

Este blog contiene un resumen de recursos y consejos para agricultores(as) y organizaciones de servicios agrícolas sobre cómo prepararse, responder y recuperarse de desastres naturales, como el huracán Ian. Continuaremos actualizando este artículo a medida que continúen los esfuerzos de recuperación.
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Prepping for and Handling Hurricane Ian

This summary of resources and tips for farmers and farm-serving organizations describes how to prepare, respond, and recover from natural disasters, like Hurricane Ian. We will continue to update this article as recovery efforts continue.
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Farm Aid 2022: Artists, Advocates, and Farmers Gather in Raleigh

Farm Aid's 2022 message was loud and clear: farmers are increasingly facing the effects of climate change, leading to extreme weather events like droughts, hurricanes, temperature changes, flooding, and more. And furthermore, we’re running out of time; we need to fix our corporate-controlled food system in the U.S. now!
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