Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Press Release: Report Calls For Action to Address Loss in Seed Biodiversity

Today, the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI) published the proceedings from the 2014 Summit on Seeds and Breeds for 21st Century Agriculture. The summit is part of RAFI’s long-standing work to protect agricultural diversity by addressing systemic policy root causes, such as a lack of adequate funding and public support for classical breeding programs.

RAFI Kicks off 2015 Grant Program for Farmers with Tour at Pickett Farm

This year, RAFI will celebrate 18 years of serving small and mid-scale family farmers across NC through our grant program. To kick-off a new round of grant-making through our Agricultural Reinvestment Fund, we’ve organized a farm tour with two of our current grantees on Wednesday, November 5th from 1-3pm.

Jeremy Troxler speaks on Come to the Table

“One of the first encounters that I had with thinking more deeply about issues related between farming food and faith came when I was invited by a friend to attend ‘Come to the table’… And it really opened my eyes to a whole dimension of things that I hadn’t been aware of…”