Farmers of Color Network Blog

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Food Purchasers Show their Support for Sourcing from Farmers of Color

The Farmers of Color Network, a project of the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI-USA), hosted a Farmers & Buyers Connect event at Zweli’s Piri Piri Kitchen in Durham. The event was sponsored by PNC Bank. More than 50 local farmers of color, chefs, and retail and wholesale buyers participated in the inaugural networking event.

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.

Nominations Open for FSA County Committees

Want to be part of making policies that better help farmers in your area? Nominations are now being accepted for new members of local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee. Farmers can nominate themselves or other farmers to be on the committee. Nomination forms are available from your local FSA office and are due by August 3rd, 2015.

Every (Farmer’s) Vote Counts: Jillian Mickens

Farmers, cast your ballots for FSA county committee members by this Monday, December 1st! If you are in Orange County, meet another candidate we support, Jillian Mickens of Open Door […]