This month's featured staff member is Kelli Dale. Kelli shares about how she got her start in agriculture (likely a familiar story of a nine-year-old driving tractors), RAFI-USA's work in helping farmers develop organic regionally adapted commodity seeds, and the pollinators and pollinators habitat project.
Over the month of March, RAFI-USA held a virtual farmer fly-in with seven farmers across the Southeast. Together we met with six congressional offices. Learn more about the needs the farmers shared with our congressional leaders.
You have until March 31, 2021 to submit your comment to the USDA (AMS) regarding how the $1.5 billion authorized in Dec. 2020 will be implemented. Help protect and grow local food systems. Your voice matters.
Take Action by writing to your legislators to ask them to support the Safe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act. This Act will rescind the line speed waivers given by the previous administration and return line speeds to the pre-pandemic level.
Read about the second session of the School for Food Justice, Faith, and Storytelling. This new fellowship program brings together faith leaders from across NC to focus on hunger and gain tools to end hunger in their communities.