Yearly Archives: 2013

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What Makes a Farmer?

Trying to represent the current state of American farming is a tall order. After all, who could possibly speak on behalf of all farmers? The sector is broad, diverse and impossible to accurately represent in a single article, blog post, report, or snappy hash-tag - much less a truck company’s re-branding effort.
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Farm Advocacy & Dealing with Disasters Workshops at PASA

A project of RAFI-USA, Farm Aid, and other partners, the Farm Advocate Link is a newly established national network of farm advocates whose goal is to support established advocates, welcome new and aspiring advocates, and provide ongoing training, professional development and a shared sense of purpose to farm advocates across the country.
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Farmers, Be Counted! Ag Census Forms Due Feb 4th

Every five years, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts the Census of Agriculture. As Renee Picanso of NASS says, “If you want to be heard and you want agriculture represented, now is your chance.” All farmers should have received Census forms in the mail this December. The due date for completed forms is Feb 4th.
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Summer Internship

This posting has expired. Visit our job section to view current opportunities. Application Deadline:           February 1, 2013 […]
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Press Release: Come to the Table to Relieve Hunger and Support Local Farms - Piedmont Conference

The Come to the Table Project will present its fourth regional conference series on how people of faith can relieve hunger and support local agriculture in North Carolina. A project of the Rural Advancement Foundation (RAFI-USA) and the NC Council of Churches, this daylong conference will be held at the Elliott University Center at UNC-Greensboro on Tuesday, February 19th, 8:30am – 5pm.
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