RAFI-USA has office space available for rent, in addition to our conference facility, the Dan Pollitt Center. All proceeds from rentals benefit our 501c3 nonprofit organization, which works to create conditions for a dependable supply of safe food, sustainability for family farmers, and vibrant rural communities.
RAFI-USA reaffirms its commitment to stand with and fight for those who face injustice, exploitation, or discrimination. We condemn violence and intimidation, as most recently displayed in Charlottesville, Virginia and other cities across our country, and stand in solidarity with all people and organizations across the country who work to oppose bigotry and exploitation.
Third Thursday Films kicks off its 2017-2018 season with “Under Contract: Farmers and the Fine Print” at 7pm on September 21, 2017 in Newark, OH. The film is co-sponsored by The Canal Market District and RAFI-USA. Following the film, there will be a discussion with a panel of farmers from the Canal Market.
RAFI-USA staff recently hosted a webinar, covering how farmers' markets can accept SNAP/EBT as payment. Missed it? Watch the video here. Any farmers' market manager, vendor, board member, or partner that has considered adding SNAP/EBT as an accepted payment is strongly encouraged to check it out.
Press Release: North Carolina’s community gardeners and food security supporters have lots to celebrate this summer -- as the first bunches of homegrown tomatoes ripen on the vine, two of the state’s most effective food security organizations have announced that they are joining forces to support community gardening.