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  • NFFC Attends Kickoff for UN Decade for Family Farming

    December 12, 2019

    Iowa farmer and Family Farm Defenders member Patti Naylor represented NFFC to the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security in October 2019. Read here the transcript of the kickoff of the October 17 United Nations Decade of Action for Family Farming (UNDFF), including Patti’s address on pages 9-10. You may also watch her deliver ...

  • NFFC Comments to Committee on World Food Security – November 2019

    December 12, 2019

    Iowa farmer Patti Naylor, representing NFFC and Civil Society Mechanism – North America, addressed this consultation as the only U.S. family farmer. In addition to recommending increased support for agroecology as a legitimate response to climate change, corporate consolidation, and low farmer prices that have exacerbated rural America’s decline, NFFC admonished USDA for obfuscating the ...

  • Food Solutions Forum Analysis for New Hampshire

    November 5, 2019

    ‘New Hampshire Farm, Fish & Food Economy’ was released in conjunction with the Food Solutions Forum held at UNH-Durham on November 5, 2019. Author Ken Meter, director and lead researcher of Crossroads Resource Center, analyzed state, regional, and federal government data to assess the socio-economic-physical health of the state and offer suggestions for family farmers ...

  • The Food from Family Farms Act: Ensuring a “Living Wage” for Family Farmers

    August 30, 2019

    The Food from Family Farms Act: Ensuring a “Living Wage” for Family Farmers

    For more than 30 years, the National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) has been at the forefront of efforts to restore a truly just, sustainable, and effective farm bill. NFFC’s proposal, the Food from Family Farms Act, is the leading alternative to current farm policy, which is often expensive, inequitable, irrational, and unprofitable for all in ...

  • Brochure Explains Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Crops

    March 4, 2013

    Download an informative flyer about Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Crops: What You Need to Know  

  • TIAA-CREF and land grabs

    March 4, 2013

    TIAA-CREF and land grabs – Pension funds and other institutional investors like TIAA-CREF are grabbing U.S. farmland. Download the file.