Yearly Archives: 2016

61 posts

Farmers Demand Fairness at DC Showing of Under Contract

RAFI brought 10 farmers to Capitol Hill to debut a preview version of our documentary that features their stories, Under Contract. Farmers also met with their legislators to demand fairness and urge their support of the Farmer Fair Practice Rules, aka GIPSA rules.
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Contract Farmer Organizer Position

The Contract Farmer Organizer will conduct farmer outreach, build and maintain relationships with our farmer network, and collect research data along with contract farmers in livestock and other agricultural sectors.
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Celebrate #GivingTuesday: Share your "Unselfie"

Join thousands of individuals and organizations across the globe to celebrate #GivingTuesday, an international day of giving back. Celebrate generosity by giving your time, talent, money or voice - and start by sharing your very own #Unselfie.
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Bringing (Burt's) Bees to the Farm

As part of our Bring Back the Bees partnership with the Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation, we’re working with a group of farmers this year to establish significant areas of pollinator-friendly plants on their farms to sustain bees and other pollinators. We’re excited to have Hickory Meadows Organics as a participant in the project.
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Come to the Table Event Planning Coordinator [Expired]

RAFI seeks an organized and efficient individual to assist the project manager of theBeyond Hunger Relief Program in coordinating the logistics of the Come to the Table conference and gatherings. Come to the Table (CTTT) is an initiative whose mission is to relieve hunger while strengthening just and sustainable agriculture in rural North Carolina by engaging and mobilizing people of faith, farmers and communities. It is a joint project of RAFI and the NC Council of Churches.
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