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How Your Farmers’ Market Can Accept SNAP/EBT (VIDEO)

RAFI-USA staff recently hosted a webinar, covering how farmers’ markets can accept SNAP/EBT as payment. Missed it? Watch the video here. Any farmers’ market manager, vendor, board member, or partner that has considered adding SNAP/EBT as an accepted payment is strongly encouraged to check it out.

Where We Stand After the Election

Over the past 18 months we have seen an election that has divided our nation and our communities. The recent media coverage, or exit polls, or a thousand other instances could bring us to despair of the current challenges facing our country. We encourage everyone to continue to reflect on these realities, but we also want to turn our attention to the future.

Shirley Sherrod Presents “Arc of Justice” Film at RAFI

Check out the trailer for the film “Arc of Justice,” a new documentary that traces the remarkable story of the nation’s first community land trust, New Communities, and tells a deeply inspiring story of racial justice, community organizing, and perseverance in the face of enormous obstacles.

VIDEO: U.S. House Passes Anti-Farmer Amendment to 2017 Budget

For the sixth time, members of Congress in the Ag Appropriations Committee have blocked implementation of regulations to protect farmers through a backdoor measure. But this time, their infamous “GIPSA rider” barely passed in this House committee, as several long-time supporters voted against it. The staff at RAFI, our partners, and thousands of chicken and livestock farmers across the country will work together to get it out of the federal budget for 2017 before it becomes law in October of this year.