RAFI-USA’s Come to the Table program presents the second edition of the “Guide to SNAP/EBT for NC Farmers Markets: Steps, Best Practices, and Resources”.
Job Posting: Communications Specialist for RAFI-USA. Description: Working closely with the Communications Project Manager, the Communications Specialist will develop and manage outgoing communications, co-manage RAFI’s communications calendar and lists, and assist (as needed) with event logistics, copywriting, content development or design, and website updates.
Activist and educator, Malik Yakini, of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, delivered a talk on March 3 in Durham, NC titled, “Creating a Just and Equitable Food System”, which emphasized the importance of honoring and lifting up the work of people of color, and supporting them as they organize for power.
Press Release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it will officially withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, effective May 13, 2018. RAFI-USA and organic stakeholders believed the rule would have strengthened animal welfare requirements for organically certified meat and dairy.