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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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Job Opening: Program Manager, Farmers of Color Network

Seeking a highly organized program manager for the Farmers of Color Network in support of FOCN goals of strengthening the economic viability of farmers of color, providing technical assistance, and coordinating connections.

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Events and Trainings

In Person: Come to the Table Central NC Gathering

September 29, 2022 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

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Farmers Share Insights into Working with FSA

Hear from Anita Roberson (Botanical Bites and Provisions), Herbert Brown, Jr. (Browntown Farm), and Julius H.B. Griffin (Jewels of Heatlh Farm)

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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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Webinar: Market Readiness Series — Accepting SNAP/EBT Payments

Interested in learning about how you can accept SNAP/EBT payments? This video features RAFI-USA staff members and farmers sharing their knowledge and experiences.

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The Farmstand Blog

Announcing the 2023 School for Food Justice, Faith, and Storytelling

Come to the Table is excited to announce that registration is now open for The School for Food Justice, Faith, and Storytelling, set to begin in January of 2023. The fellowship brings together faith leaders to investigate root causes of hunger, uncover and challenge the dominant narratives around hunger, and equip leaders to transform these conversations in their community.
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Job Opening: Farmers of Color Network Program Manager

Seeking a highly organized program manager for the Farmers of Color Network in support of FOCN goals of strengthening the economic viability of farmers of color, providing technical assistance, coordinating connections, and uplifting the voices of farmers of color to drive policy and narrative change.
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Debt Relief in the Inflation Reduction Act

RAFI-USA welcomes the climate investments in the Inflation Reduction Act. We are hopeful that the act’s debt provisions will save farms for those who are currently at risk of losing them, and we regret its repeal of race/ethnicity-specific debt relief.
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A Year of Service With Come to the Table

I listened to farmers and faith leaders share their stories. Each conversation taught me more about the injustices that exist in our food system, and exposed me to the work being done to address these issues with purpose and hope. 
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A warm North Carolina welcome to all of our friends in the Farm Aid family! Happy to work with you in support of family farms.Learn More
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