Organic Consumers Association: The Green New Deal Is Here. And It’s Great for Food & Farming

February 7, 2019

Today Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced the official Green New Deal (GND) Resolution, in the U.S. House and Senate…Read More

Civil Eats: A Green New Deal Must Include Food and Farming

January 30, 2019

Congressman Earl Blumenauer is calling for solid, lasting bonds between the climate justice movement and the movement to reform the food system…Read More

Civil Eats: The Ongoing Impact of Racism on the U.S. Farming Landscape

January 25, 2019

Despite some progress in diversity and racial justice in the U.S. as a whole, a professor argues that farming remains deeply segregated…Read More

The New York Times: The Farm Bill Ignores the Real Troubles of U.S. Agriculture

December 14, 2018

True farming reform means adjusting the system to support small and midsize producers and cultivating a more sustainable system of agriculture…Read More

Civil Eats: For a New Generation of Farmers, Accessing Land is the First Step Toward Tackling Consolidation

November 20, 2018

With the help of nonprofits and land trusts, young farmers are staking out the space to change the face of America’s farmland…Read More

New York Times opinion piece Featuring an interview with Wendell Berry

October 1, 2018

How we farm matters. For the past two centuries, America’s farms have expanded and homogenized, and farming equipment and chemicals have replaced personnel…Read More

Civil Eats: Is the Second Farm Crisis Upon Us

September 10, 2018

Joe Schroeder works as a farm advocate for Farm Aid, where he answers calls to the group’s farmer hotline. The calls, which are up 30 percent over last year, range from routine questions about navigating federal programs and exploring credit options to dire pleas for help from farmers who have run out of ways to keep their businesses solvent…Read More