Monthly Archives: March 2015

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The Year in Review: 2014

As we get ready to spring forward and transition into a season of renewal, we would like to share with you some of RAFI’s accomplishments from the past year. Get all the exciting news here.

RAFI Celebrates National Farmworker Awareness Week 2015

Tomorrow begins National Farmworker Awareness Week 2015 to raise awareness about farmworker conditions and to honor their important contributions to us every day. NFAW was started by Student Action with Farmworkers as a week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on our campuses and in our communities.

NCGA Members Lift Fracking Moratorium

Regulations developed by the NC Mining and Energy Commission (MEC) to govern natural gas development through hydraulic fracturing go into effect today, ending North Carolina’s moratorium on fracking permits. The door is now open for oil and gas companies to bring permit applications to the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the MEC.

Help Make a Difference in the Future of NC Agriculture

On Wednesday March 18, RAFI will participate in the NC Ag Awareness Day at the North Carolina General Assembly. The Ag Awareness Day is an opportunity for the voices of farmers, food business representatives, ag leaders, and consumers to be heard by NC legislators.