Please contact your elected officials and ask them to support the Strengthening Local Processing Act which will expand processing infrastructure at small and very small plants, which will benefit independent farmers, local markets, co-ops, and consumers.
We need your help to secure a boost in funding for the National Organic Program and other programs to strengthen organic enforcement, crack down on fraud, boost organic research, and expand organic data collection. The House Organic Caucus is also requesting funding to fix the organic certification cost share program shortfall – funding for this program was slashed in 2020.
With the 2020 election nearing, the U.S. is in danger of experiencing political violence, which is sadly nothing new for our country. In this blog, we discuss how faith leaders and communities can work together to take concrete, proactive steps to both prevent and if necessary respond, to political violence.
We are proud to share this new report in which Dr. Fatimah Salleh, interviewer and lead author, lifts up the words of eleven people of color who serve on the boards of predominantly white agricultural and environmental nonprofits, highlighting the dynamics, rewards, and challenges that they have experienced in that role.