Yesterday, the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission (MEC) released the Hearing Officers’ Report written in response to public comments on MEC […]
The Farmer’s Guide to Peanut Contracts, January 2007. This guide is intended for farmers who are considering growing peanuts for the first […]
The Come to the Table Conference is a biennial gathering of food, faith, and farm advocates focused on relieving hunger and strengthening local, sustainable agriculture in North Carolina. This year’s conference theme is “Bridging Divides: Cultivating Food & Faith Connections.” Participants will have the opportunity to attend workshops covering theology and food, community development, racial equity, and food and farm policy. This year, we welcome former NFL player turned NC farmer and hunger relief activist Jason Brown as our keynote speaker. Come to the Table was founded in 2007 and is a project of the Rural Advancement Foundation International.
This week the US House Agriculture Committee passed HR 1599 (aka the “D.A.R.K. Act” or “Denying Americans the Right To Know Act”). If passed, the bill would effectively end the rights of states and local governments to label and regulate GE food products. Take action now!