Please contact your elected officials and ask them to support the Strengthening Local Processing Act which will expand processing infrastructure at small and very small plants, which will benefit independent farmers, local markets, co-ops, and consumers.
On March 22, 2021 Come to the Table (CTTT) hosted the third session of our 2021 School for Food Justice, Faith, and Storytelling (SFJFS). Faith leaders from across North Carolina participated in this virtual session.
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!
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.
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.”