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    April 17, 2014

    New video interview highlights work of f...

    Children as young as 6 years old work in North Carolina fields. Farmworker youth have the highest high school dropout rate in the nation. Neftali Cuel...
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    April 3, 2014

    Cary Fowler explains the Svalbard Global...

    “If we don’t have crop diversity, we don’t have food security. If we don’t have food security, we aren’t going to have physical security." C...
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    March 27, 2014

    [Guest Post] At What Cost? Food Hubs, Wa...

    In this pervasive global system, the effects of our food choices are hidden, and we are unable to see our impacts as consumers and citizens. We are, t...
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    February 25, 2014

    RAFI’s Growing Innovation Project

    Our new Kickstarter campaign for our Growing Innovation project highlights a 17-year history of farmer-driven innovation. Watch the video and help spr...
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    February 14, 2014

    2014 Farm Bill Analysis: GIPSA

    We can cheer the fact that the Farm Bill negotiators rejected the intense pressure from poultry companies and meatpackers to roll back key protections...
RAFI Lead Farm Advocate Benny Bunting visiting a farmer.

[MEDIA RELEASE] RAFI Launches Series of Farmer Advocate Webinar Trainings

Farm advocacy organizations like RAFI play a crucial role in giving farmers a place to turn when they hit a pit of financial distress, which can quickly lead to severe emotional and mental strain for themselves and their families.

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New video interview highlights work of farmworker youth

Children as young as 6 years old work in North Carolina fields. Farmworker youth have the highest high school dropout rate in the nation. Neftali Cuello is a prominent youth leader of Poder Juvenil Campesino (Rural Youth Power), a group of youth farmworkers and activists.

Athan Lindsay tends to his hogs.

Welcome Athan to Come to the Table!

My name is Athan Lindsay and I am excited to join the Come to the Table project as the Faith Community Outreach Coordinator. I am excited to be back home, engaged in work that mobilizes people to build a more just and caring community for all.

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FY 2015 requests to USDA

Our requests for FY2015, on behalf of 58 organizations and businesses, include funding and report language that enhance public plant breeding for the 21st century.