Lisa Misch

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In addition to serving as chair of RAFI-USA's Direct Service Team, Lisa is the program manager for the Expanding Farmers Market Access program. Prior to joining RAFI-USA, Lisa served as the AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer at the College of Menominee Nation in Keshena, WI and has worked on small, sustainable farms in the Midwest and internationally. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies from St. Olaf College.

[CLOSED] Take Action TODAY to Support Farmers During COVID-19

The impacts of coronavirus on agriculture and our food system are still evolving, but you can make a difference today. Congress is currently debating a coronavirus economic stimulus bill, and you can help make sure that the farmers and farmworkers who keep us fed are included in that support. This legislation is moving quickly, so today is your best window to make an impact.

Farmer Leader Profile: Neil Moye

RAFI-USA had the opportunity to interview Neil Moye to learn the story of Simply Natural Creamery and the steps they took to build resiliency on their farm and in their community.

Food Solutions Forum Toolkit

Our partners at National Family Farm Coalition have created the Food Solutions Forum Toolkit to walk 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations through hosting a Food Solutions Forum to educate those running for public office, the media, and the public.

Welcome, to our New Fellows!

RAFI-USA’s Come to the Table program welcomes its newest members of the Fellowship for Rural Faith Leaders.

New Plant Breeder’s Guide Helps Keep Crop Genetics in the Public Domain

Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) and the Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI-USA) are pleased to share a new free resource for plant breeders: a guide to defensive publication, offering a way to keep genetic resources in the public domain.

Farm Aid Names RAFI-USA as 2019 Grantee

Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI-USA) is thrilled to be included on Farm Aid’s 2019 grantee list. For 30 years, RAFI-USA has been the recipient of grants from Farm Aid that have helped us continue to provide one-on-one personal farmer assistance, which is critical to keeping family farms in business.