NFFC member and Land Loss Prevent Project director Savi Horne: “Requests from Senator Gillibrand to USDA for information on the number of farm foreclosures, loan defaults, and the amount of debt held by small-scale and historically underserved producers under USDA’s jurisdiction since March 1, 2020, will help illustrate the disparity these farmers have faced before and during the financial stresses of COVID-19 and their ability to repay their loans while experiencing months of significant market disruptions.”
April 17: #StayHomeButNotSilent
Just as the 19 landless peasants in Brazil who died in 1996 demanding agrarian reform and other attributes of Food Sovereignty, we must continue to honor their struggle to create a just and equitable food system.
On April 14 tell Congress: LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND
On April 14, let your Members of Congress know that no one in the food system should be left behind, especially during this health and economic crisis.