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Food Purchasers Show their Support for Sourcing from Farmers of Color

In November 2019, the Farmers of Color Network (a RAFI-USA project) hosted their inaugural Farmers & Buyers Connect networking event at Zweli’s Piri Piri Kitchen in Durham, NC. The event was sponsored by PNC Bank, and included as participants more than 50 local farmers of color, chefs, and retail and wholesale buyers.

Event: Farmers of Color Network Farmers & Buyers Connect

The Farmers of Color Network, a project of RAFI-USA, cordially invites you – producers and local retail and wholesale buyers, and any folks you know who value sourcing local foods from farmers of color – to this event we’re hosting on Wednesday, November 6th in Durham, NC.

Congressional Briefing: Specialty Crop Risk Management

Improvements to the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) Program and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) could create a cascade of benefits to the ag sector – particularly for specialty crop growers and beginning farmers not currently covered by crop insurance.

Global Food Week of Action 2019

During the period of October 14-18, 2019, RAFI-USA’s Come to the Table team published a series of blog posts in recognition of Global Food Week of Action. This is part of that series.

Farm Resiliency Workshop for Eastern NC Farm Families

The Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI-USA), North Carolina Agromedicine Institute, and NC Cooperative Extension invite farm families to a Farm Resiliency Workshop on September 30, 2019 in Kenansville, NC.