Latest Blog Posts
USMCA: A Bad Deal for Farmers
The disappointing results for farmers, rural communities, and working families throughout North America remind us that massive trade agreements should not be negotiated behind closed doors but negotiated openly with public input to ensure a fair deal for all.
Social Distancing and Connection
The pandemic will impact farmers, rural communities, and people who rely on food assistance in ways that are only beginning to emerge, while also making many people slow down and appreciate the close community and resources they have around them.
National Conference Lifts Up Heirs Property Issues
Since the Civil Rights Movement, heirs property and partition sales have led to the loss of over 2 million acres of Black owned land in the South, but changes in the 2018 Farm Bill offer a path and alternative forms of documentation to access USDA programs and resources for families with land in heir property status.