Monthly Archives: May 2021

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Jacob Dye

Food, Faith, and Justice Fellow: Jacob Dye

For the 2020-2021 academic year, Jacob Dye served as the Food, Faith, and Justice Fellow under the guidance of RAFI-USA’s Come to the Table program and Resourceful Communities.

#TakeActionTuesday: Support the Agriculture Resilience Act

The Agriculture Resilience Act (ARA) is a farmer-focused, research-driven path to net zero agriculture which prioritizes investments in existing programs that are already working, but underfunded. Ask your members of Congress to co-sponsor today!

Announcing 50 Grantees for 2021 Farmers of Color Network Infrastructure Grants

RAFI-USA is pleased to announce the recipients of its Farmers of Color Network Infrastructure Fund grants. In 2021, the fund awarded $369,200 to 50 grantees across 10 states. The grant program, now in its second year, provides grants of up to $10,000 for farm infrastructure, processing and refrigeration, or collaborative projects with multiple farmers.

Michelle Osborne’s Long and Winding Road to RAFI-USA

Learn about Come to the Table’s Senior Program Manager, Michelle Osborne’s, journey to RAFI-USA. Her advice to faith communities: “Buy from local farmers as much as you can and take action — call your elected officials and tell them what you want out of your food system.”

RAFI-USA Staff Members’ Speaking Engagements

Did you know? RAFI-USA team members are available to speak at your group’s events (still generally virtual). Read about some recent events members of the Come to the Table team participated in.