With end-of-year reflections, campaign updates, and fair trade items to purchase from NFFC members.
Real power is flown in by small acts of hope. Women have an inner knowing that connects them to this knowing and those that abuse power know it.
And now is the time to build, grow and nourish a regenerative, just, local and restorative agricultural system that treats workers with dignity and honors this beautiful earth.
For over a decade, this time of year has marked the start of a road trip to Farm Aid. But as with just about every other gathering, that isn’t the case in 2020. No road trip with a van full of supplies, people, and seltzers! But there will be a Farm Aid! It’ll be virtual, and although I’m looking forward to this virtual Farm Aid Festival on September 26, I already miss all the hustle and bustle that has gone into getting ready for, being present at, and recovering from Farm Aid!
Like other Black and Brown people who have lost their lives while incarcerated, Justin Thao’s death was racist, avoidable and senseless.
NFFC’s focus on this international food and agriculture policy front builds on the UN North American policy consultation we attended last fall and as the fragility of corporate value chains and exploitative agribusiness models are exposed through the COVID-19 global pandemic.
NFFC stands with the MST and others around the globe fighting for basic human rights – access to land, seeds, water, housing, healthcare, education, and food.
Producers across the country have been hit hard from COVID-19 – Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act and Local FARM Act of 2020 in the next aid package could help.
NFFC has always worked with family farmers to advocate for policies that support healthy, sustainable communities and prevent crises like COVID-19.