Seeking a highly organized program manager for the Farmers of Color Network in support of FOCN goals of strengthening the economic viability of farmers of color, providing technical assistance, coordinating connections, and uplifting the voices of farmers of color to drive policy and narrative change.
RAFI-USA welcomes the climate investments in the Inflation Reduction Act. We are hopeful that the act’s debt provisions will save farms for those who are currently at risk of losing them, and we regret its repeal of race/ethnicity-specific debt relief.
I listened to farmers and faith leaders share their stories. Each conversation taught me more about the injustices that exist in our food system, and exposed me to the work being done to address these issues with purpose and hope.
At the end of May 2022, the USDA released a report in response to the Biden Administration's executive order on promoting competition in the U.S. economy. This blog shares key elements of the USDA report.