Press Room

Here you'll find our latest news and press releases. Members of the media can reach us by contacting Siena Chrisman.


  • NFFC Praises Sen. Gillibrand for Committee Hearing on Dairy Pricing

    September 15, 2021

    Farmer group calls for immediate action to secure fair prices for family dairy producers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 15, 2021 Contact: Jordan Treakle, National Family Farm Coalition Policy Director, jordan@nffc.net, 202-543-5675 Washington, DC — National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) applauds Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and the Senate Agriculture Committee for hearing from dairy farmers and regional processors about ...

  • North American Coalition Resists UN Food Systems Summit

    September 14, 2021

    North American Coalition Resists UN Food Systems Summit

    For Immediate Release September 14, 2021 Contact: Lisa Griffith, lisa@nffc.net, 773-319-5838 Jordan Treakle, jordan@nffc.net, 202-543-5675   PEOPLE’S KITCHEN COUNTER-MOBILIZATION HOSTS FOOD SYSTEM TAKE-BACK New York, NY — A diverse alliance of food system advocates, including Indigenous communities, family farmers and ranchers, and community-based fishing people from around the globe, have been sounding the alarm about the upcoming United Nations Food Systems Summit ...

  • NFFC, RAFI-USA, Farm Aid join 100 organizations endorsing Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act 2021

    June 10, 2021

    NFFC, RAFI-USA, Farm Aid join 100 organizations endorsing Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act 2021

  • NFFC lauds Emergency Relief for Farmers of Color and other aid in ARP

    March 12, 2021

    NFFC lauds Emergency Relief for Farmers of Color and other aid in ARP

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jordan Treakle, jordan@nffc.net, 202-543-5675 March 12, 2021: The National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) applauds the passage of the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill, the American Rescue Plan, which will fund direct payments, extended unemployment benefits, housing assistance, school and childcare grants, Paycheck Protection and other programs to help the country rebound after a year’s ...

  • US Farmers, Allies in Solidarity with Historic Farmer Protests

    February 23, 2021

    US Farmers, Allies in Solidarity with Historic Farmer Protests

    February 19, 2021 87 US-based groups deliver statement calling for action from US and Indian governments  MINNEAPOLIS—Today, 87 farmer organizations and allied agroecology, farm and food justice groups in the United States delivered a solidarity statement in support of Indian farmers’ historic protests to Samyukt Kisan Morcha, a united front of over 40 Indian farmers unions. In ...

  • Disparity to Parity Project Seeks Prosperity for All

    December 15, 2020

    Disparity to Parity Project Seeks Prosperity for All

    Diverse Coalition Calls for Systemic Policy Changes to Ensure Equity Across Our Food System FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Griffith, lisa@nffc.net, 773-319-5838 December 14, 2020 – Calling for an end to more than 50 years of unjust farm policies and economic disparity, a diverse coalition of family farmers, grassroots advocates, and food system researchers announced today a project featuring ...

  • Family Farm Coalition Reacts to Vilsack Nomination    

    December 9, 2020

    Family Farm Coalition Reacts to Vilsack Nomination    

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jordan Treakle, NFFC National Programs & Policy Coordinator, jordan@nffc.net, 202-543-5675 12/9/2020 – President-elect Joe Biden is reportedly poised to nominate Tom Vilsack as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, a post that Vilsack held for eight years under President Barack Obama. National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) released the following statement in response: “As Secretary of the U.S. ...

  • National Family Farm Coalition Praises Landmark “Justice for Black Farmers Act”

    November 19, 2020

    National Family Farm Coalition Praises Landmark “Justice for Black Farmers Act”

    New bill from Sens. Booker, Warren, Gillibrand addresses centuries of discrimination with land grants to Black Farmers, USDA reforms, and more FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: National Family Farm Coalition, Jordan Treakle, jordan@nffc.net, 202-543-5675 11/19/2020 — National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) applauded the introduction of the Justice for Black Farmers Act in the Senate today by Senators Cory ...

  • Family Farmers Call Out U.S. Ambassador for Attacking Agroecology

    October 5, 2020

    NFFC and US Food Sovereignty Alliance reprimand Ambassador Tom for dismissing agroecology and promoting failed practices of industrialized, profit-driven agriculture in October 1 letter.  

  • NFFC Commends Senator Gillibrand Support for Small/Underserved Farmer Support

    August 26, 2020

    In her August 26 letter to USDA Secretary Perdue, Senator Gillibrand (D-NY) questions the distribution of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) funds to large-scale and corporate operations in lieu of historically underserved and small-scale farmers providing food and livelihoods.