We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season, and urge you to check out the offerings from our members below if you’re buying gifts this year.
Thankfully, there were some positive results from our efforts so far this year, from bills introduced by congressional allies to NFFC’s launch of our long-awaited new dairy pricing proposal.
Whether it is keeping wages and benefits for workers or forcing farmers into binding service contracts for their exorbitantly priced machinery—it all comes down to corporate control over working people.
Photos and other media can teach and inspire people in all aspects of the food chain to engage in changing our food system.
“We’re hopeful that President Biden’s executive order on competition is helpful, but we farmers have been disappointed before.”
The Reverend Jesse Jackson said, “…together we are the new majority, we have the power to make America America for all Americans.” The Emergency Relief for Farmers of Color Act begins that process by recognizing their struggle.
The work and commitment required to bring about racial equity and justice for all, including everyone in the farm-fishery-food system, was and is still our struggle.
There is a false dichotomy between the interests of farmers and farmworkers: both have seen their incomes and safety decreased while processing plants, distributors, supermarkets, and food corporations disproportionately increased their utilities.
Donna was a philosopher with more knowledge of dairy farmers’ problems and their potential solutions than most people would ever think about.
As a group with national and global focus, it is our goal to learn what we can in order to prevent more State pension investment committees and other actors from investing in corporate farmland.
We have joined protest marches, tractorcades, and countless meetings with government representatives to advocate policies to achieve economic, racial, cultural, and social parity, and stand in solidarity with the Indian farmers defending their livelihoods, their food sovereignty, and the future of their republic.
We are unified in our opposition to the U.S. government petition against Canada, and call on the Biden-Harris administration to rescind this action and to advance strong worker rights protection and dairy policy reform policy in the U.S.