News & Announcements

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RAFI-USA Welcomes New Executive Leadership

RAFI-USA is pleased to welcome new Executive Director, Edna Rodriguez, and new Associate Director, Sally Lee. Former Executive Director Scott Marlow will be stepping into a new role as Sr. Policy Specialist. RAFI-USA is looking forward to growing our new team, hiring two new positions, Development Director and Communications Manager in 2018.

Farmers: Tell Us About Your Farm’s Pollinators!

A short questionnaire has been developed by our “Bring Back the Bees Campaign” project, and all information you provide will be confidential. The purpose of this survey is to understand and assess best practices and policies necessary to restore, increase, and protect pollinator habitat and to protect food security and farmer viability. Please click here to take our Pollinator Survey! 

Office Space & Conference Center for Rent

The Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) has office spaces available for rent as well as our conference facility, the Dan Pollitt Center. The Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) has office spaces available for rent as well as our conference facility, the Dan Pollitt Center. All proceeds from rentals benefit our 501c3 nonprofit organization, which works to create conditions for a dependable supply of safe food, sustainability for family farmers, and vibrant rural communities.

Our private offices are situated on three beautiful, secluded acres in the small town of Pittsboro, located in central North Carolina. Suffused by natural light with large windows, quiet individual offices offer an ideal space for clearing the mind and focusing energy. Passive solar technology and daylighting are used throughout the office.