Farm Bill

Full and Fair Farm Bill Statement 9-27-13 Amidst discussion of the potential government shutdown, the Farm Bill extension from 2012 is set to expire October 1st, 2013. This letter was delivered last week to all members of Congress urging them to pass a Farm Bill that includes provisions to protect independent, family farmers, farm and[…]

We Need A Full and Fair Farm Bill Now!

Amidst discussion of the potential government shutdown, the Farm Bill extension from 2012 is set to expire October 1st. Tomorrow. The following letter was delivered last week to all members of Congress urging them to pass a Farm Bill that includes provisions to protect independent, family farmers, farm and food workers, the environment, food and[…]

Fantastic Farm Aid 2013

Since 1985, Farm Aid’s Annual Concert has celebrated family farmers and drawn attention to the crises they face. This years concert, held in Saratoga Springs, NY, attracted approximately 25,000 people to attend farm tours, walk through the educational Homegrown Village, and hear Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and many others perform. During[…]