Monthly Archives: February 2021

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Tahz Walker Interview on FoodTank

On February 23, 2021, Tahz Walker was a guest on a Food Tank Live discussion. Tahz is RAFI-USA’s Senior Program Manager for the Farmers of Color Network. Danielle Nierenberg and Tahz discussed a wide range of issues: challenges, solutions, and how RAFI-USA’s Farmers of Color Network is working to make a difference.

#TakeActionTuesday SNAP to it! Support Online SNAP Expansion

SNAP participants deserve the same access to COVID-safe shopping options as all consumers. This proposed legislation would remove a significant barrier and allow smaller retailers to offer online shopping to SNAP customers – not just Walmart and Amazon. Please contact your elected representatives today.

Farmers of Color Network Grants Fund Extends Deadline to February 19, 2021

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI-USA) is pleased to announce the second round of grants from its Farmers of Color Network Infrastructure Fund. The program provides grants of up to $10,000 to farmers for projects to increase farm viability, support farmers’ local food economies, and preserve traditional farming practices.