Monthly Archives: September 2021

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COVID-19 Relief Resources for Farmers

An updated summary of some of the currently available opportunities for farmers seeking pandemic relief. Some of the programs listed below also apply to farmers markets, food hubs, and other food system intermediaries.

Hurricane Ida Recovery for Farmers and Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers impacted by Ida may be eligible for a variety of disaster recovery programs. This blog includes a summary of currently available programs, expected programs to open soon, and general information about disaster recovery for farmers.

Communities Coalescing to Build Resilience

Learn about a great example of community collaboration between Steve Moore, a farmer in Harnett County, NC, and Veronica Watson, a Master Gardener and parishioner at McQueen Chapel UMC in Lee County, NC.

It’s #FairShake for Farmers Week of Action

During the #FairShake for Farmers Week of Action, RAFI-USA is pleased to join a broad group of organizations in raising awareness about the harms of corporate consolidation in agriculture and in support of antitrust enforcement and rulemakings that support farmers and ranchers. Join us: September 20-24, 2021

Watch Under Contract: Farmers and the Fine Print

In the film, “Under Contract: Farmers and the Fine Print”, farmers tell their stories and experts reveal how the corporate agricultural production model pits farmer-against-farmer. We travel across the American South and to Southern India to understand what’s happening to farmers living under contract and how we can change the food system for the better.