Monthly Archives: July 2023

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Farmers Deserve Fair and Equitable Access to Credit

On May 2, 2023, as a part of the Pointing the Farm Bill Towards Racial Justice Summit, RAFI Policy Director Margaret Krome-Lukens participated in a Senate briefing on racial justice in the Farm Bill.  She remarks on the Fair Credit for Farmers Act, and the stories that drove us to fight for this bill.
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Re-Framing SNAP and Work Requirements

On June 30, Come to the Table partnered with RAFI’s Challenging Corporate Power Program to host a webinar entitled “Food as a Human Right: Re-Framing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Work Requirements.” The webinar addressed the history of SNAP, how work requirements have been tied to eligibility, and the energy behind the “food as a human right” movement.
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Farmers of Color Grant Recipients

FOCN 2023 Infrastructure Grantees

Announcing the fourth year of RAFI Farmers of Color Network Infrastructure grants. Over the four years of the program $706,000 has been awarded to farmers in the Southeast U.S.
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