Land Policy for a Sustainable Farming Future


The interrelated trends of speculative corporate land investment, farm crisis, and the impacts on the next generation of producers raise urgent questions on the role of public policy on land issues – or land governance – and how new agricultural public programs and policies can ensure that farmland stays in the hands of the diverse rural communities that feed us. This factsheet explores policy measures that can be taken to advance racial equity in the U.S. food and agriculture system, address land consolidation trends, restrict corporate power over farmland, and support a new generation of new and beginning farmers

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