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Joseph Fields received a Farmers of Color Infrastructure Fund grant in 2020.

#TakeActionTuesday: Support the Justice for Black Farmers Act

The Justice for Black Farmers Act increases oversight to prevent future USDA discrimination and directs support to help Black farmers succeed, such as land access, training and apprenticeships, credit assistance, funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and more.

Grant Opportunities for Farms

In this post, we share information about three grant opportunities for farms: USDA’s second round of CFAP funding, NCDA’s reimbursement for organic certification, and FACT’s Fund-a-Farmer grants for livestock and poultry farmers.

Returning Economic Vitality to Livestock and Poultry

On the eve of our first presidential debate of 2020, we want to highlight a letter RAFI-USA and others sent to both presidential candidates on the issue of fair competition in the livestock sector for family farmers and ranchers.

RAFI-USA co-hosts NC state candidate forum 

On September 9, we joined with several other organizations to present an NC State Candidates Forum on the topics of farming, food, and hunger. We invited candidates from both sides of the aisle to join us running for the offices of Labor Commissioner, Agriculture Commissioner, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Lieutenant Governor.