Yearly Archives: 2013

101 posts

Tom Trantham: “RAFI told me the truth.”

“At the lowest time of my life as a farmer, RAFI appeared. And RAFI told me the truth.” RAFI board member and legendary farmer Tom Trantham gives us an end-of-the-year video message.

Welcome Hannah to Come to the Table!

“I don’t have all the answers yet. I don’t even have all of the questions figured out. But that doesn’t keep me from being excited–excited about what this year with RAFI and Come to the Table will bring, and excited about the friends I will meet and the relationships I will strengthen.”

[JOB OPENING]: Research Coordinator

This position was expired. Visit our job opportunities section to view current job opportunities.  Position: Research Coordinator Application Deadline: January 12, 2014 Start Date: February 14, 2014 Rural Advancement Foundation […]

Celebrate #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to a spirit of giving. Please consider RAFI when you give. Donate today for a better future for family farmers.

Landowner Workshop Dec. 14 in Sanford, NC

On Dec. 14, RAFI is co-sponsoring a workshop in Sanford, NC, for landowners who have leased their land, those considering a lease and anyone concerned about landowner rights and the impacts of natural gas and hydrofracking.

30 Days of Thanks: Community Winner & Nominations

We are deeply grateful for the outpouring of love and gratitude this month from all of you who nominated a favorite farmer or food hero. It was a tough decision to make, but we had to stick to our word and pick one winner to highlight today.

Our Supporters

It’s no secret that a necessary component to what we do is the support we get to do it. Today, we thank our donors for their incredible backing and loyalty as we further advance our mission to cultivate markets, policies and communities that sustain thriving, socially just and environmentally sound family farms.

Alex and Betsy Hitt, Peregrine Farm

“As a farmer,” he explained, “you have to learn to be mechanics, electricians and plumbers because you can’t afford to hire those folks.”