Without this opportunity, the damage will be catastrophic for the farmers who were promised then denied this relief, as well as their families, the communities of eaters who depend on their foods, and rural America, which can ill afford to lose another farming family, regardless of race.
After touring MAC farmers and fishermen near the Gulf, they visited the Provosts who are fighting to keep their sugar cane farm, one of the few such farms now owned by a Black family in Louisiana.
Stories from our members across the country and from the road on the America the Bountiful Tour, as well as a tribute to Mr. Ralph Paige.
Ralph Paige passed on June 28, 2018. We recall his words from 2004 advocating for a government that is accountable to its constituents, promotes food safety and food security, and enters trade arrangements that respect growers’ need for a fair price and their customers recognition of the value of their products.