Yearly Archives: 2019

32 posts

Farm Aid Names RAFI-USA as 2019 Grantee

Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI-USA) is thrilled to be included on Farm Aid’s 2019 grantee list. For 30 years, RAFI-USA has been the recipient of grants from Farm Aid that have helped us continue to provide one-on-one personal farmer assistance, which is critical to keeping family farms in business.

[CLOSED] Opportunity: Contract Accountant

Job Posting: Accountant (Contract) for Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI-USA). Description: The consultant’s focus will be on fiscal analysis and reporting, including balance sheet monitoring, project fiscal performance reports, and budget planning and forecasting.

Event: Farmers of Color Network Farmers & Buyers Connect

The Farmers of Color Network, a project of RAFI-USA, cordially invites you – producers and local retail and wholesale buyers, and any folks you know who value sourcing local foods from farmers of color – to this event we’re hosting on Wednesday, November 6th in Durham, NC.

Congressional Briefing: Specialty Crop Risk Management

Improvements to the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) Program and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) could create a cascade of benefits to the ag sector – particularly for specialty crop growers and beginning farmers not currently covered by crop insurance.

Global Food Week of Action 2019

During the period of October 14-18, 2019, RAFI-USA’s Come to the Table team published a series of blog posts in recognition of Global Food Week of Action. This is part of that series.

Get to Know Your Elected Officials

As a constituent rooted in your community, you’re an expert – and you bring authenticity a professional lobbyist cannot. When done right, in-person visits are one of the most effective ways to make your voice heard – especially if you visit multiple times.