Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Farmers: Applications due for 2015 Grants Dec. 15th!

Our grant program assists farmers and rural communities to develop new sources of agricultural income through the provision of cost-share grants. The program awards grants of up to $8,000 to individual farmers, or $10,000 for collaborative farmer projects in North Carolina.
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Every (Farmer's) Vote Counts: Candidate Highlight of Dorathy Barker

In our “Every (Farmer’s) Vote Counts” series, we here at RAFI have been spreading the word about ongoing FSA county committee elections. As part of our Farmer Leadership Network, we support family farmers to become more involved in the groups that make decisions about their farms and their livelihoods.
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Every (Farmer's) Vote Counts: How to Fill an FSA Ballot

As part of our Farmer Leadership Network, we support family farmers to become more involved with the groups that make decisions that affect their lives. Currently, one group up for election are FSA county committees. For a refresher on these committees, read more.
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