Disaster Programs and the Changing Face of Agriculture in North Carolina explores the growing gap between the needs of North Carolina farmers and the protection provided by federal disaster programs.
When Michael Sligh testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee in the fall of 2011, he talked about the need for more corporate responsibility and government oversight on the issue of GMO contamination […]
PRESS RELEASE New rule issued by the USDA addresses unfair industry practices, leaves gaps CONTACT: Becky Ceartas (919) 621-8453, [email protected] December 8, 2011 A new rule issued by the Department […]
A few more events coming up soon that you should check out! Bluebird Farm When: Sunday, Oct 16th. 2:30 – 5pm What: Farm tour and potluck. “We will focus on […]
As the 2011 RAFI Farmer grant cycle draws to a close, folks are busy finishing their projects and organizing outreach events. One of the commitments that grantees make when receiving […]
RAFI-USA field staff Joe Schroeder and Julius Tillery traveled across eastern NC on Tuesday Aug. 30, to bring water and food to farmers and people in need from Hurricane Irene. […]
From August 11th to August 13th, RAFI-USA co-hosted with Farm Aid a historic farm-advocates gathering. The “National Meeting of Farm Advocates” took place at the National Agricultural Hall of Fame […]