Aaron Johnson

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Aaron is the Program Manager for the Challenging Corporate Power Program at RAFI-USA, working to end trends of concentration and extraction in the meat industry and build resilient community-rooted animal agriculture economies. Prior to joining RAFI-USA, he worked as a program designer and evaluator for several youth asset-building nonprofits in Durham, NC. Originally from Illinois, Aaron grew up spending his summers on his grandfather’s hog and dairy farm, and later working as a farmhand on his uncle’s hog farm. These formative experiences shaped Aaron’s passion for fighting for more ecologically just food systems.
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USDA’s Farmer Fairness Portal: An FAQ

Learn about the USDA's Farmer Fairness Portal to report an experience or observation of a possible violation of the Packers and Stockyards Act or other federal fair competition laws in the livestock sector.
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USDA's Food Supply Chain Guaranteed Loan Program

Learn more about the USDA’s Food Supply Chain Guaranteed Loan Program which provides $1 billion in guaranteed loans to “facilitate financing for the start-up or expansion of activities in the middle of the food supply chain, particularly the aggregation, processing, manufacturing, storing, transporting, wholesaling, or distribution of food, to increase capacity and help create a more resilient, diverse, and secure U.S. food supply chain.”
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