Tyson Foods purchased Keystone Foods, LLC from Marfrig Global Foods SA, for $2.16 billion. Along with three other companies, Tyson currently controls more than half of the U.S. poultry industry. With this purchase, they’ll have broader global reach, as Keystone Foods is a main supplier of chicken nuggets to McDonald’s Corp.
Greater support for local and regional food systems development is sorely needed to keep pace with growing consumer demand. Ask your legislator to support the Local Agriculture Market Program (LAMP) and include it in the final version of the Farm Bill.
[CLOSED] RAFI-USA seeks a Communications Manager to develop and implement project and campaign-specific communication strategies, raise RAFI's overall profile by managing organization-wide communications and social media, and support ongoing fundraising efforts.
The Come to the Table program is pleased to announce the Equity at the Table Fellowship, designed to support and strengthen faith and community leaders who are passionate about equity and food access, and engaged in projects that support these goals. Current Fellows are LaShauna Austria, Rev. Dele, Kim Pevia, and Fatimah Salleh.
Join RAFI-USA for “Beginning to End Hunger: Lessons on Food Security, Transformation, and Solidarity from Belo Horizonte, Brazil”, presented by Equity at the Table, with speaker M. Jahi Chappell on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Shaw University.
The Senate Agriculture Committee released a draft of a new farm bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. RAFI-USA feels this version of the bill is a hopeful step in the right direction, as it funds several programs farmers depend on - however, further development is needed, as it fails to address other critical issues.