Press Clips


RAFI in the News

Below is a list of links to recent press clips featuring our work.

There’s a Place That’s Nearly Perfect for Growing Food. It’s Not California.
Mother Jones, April 20, 2015

Conference digs towards the root of hunger in WNC
Smoky Mountain News, April 1, 2015

Florida Organic Growers to host agricultural cooperative planning meeting
 in Live Oak
Suwannee Democrat, March 9, 2015

Railey: Farmer Pushes on for all the right reasons
Winston-Salem Journal, Feb 28, 2015

Battle Over Breakfast: Consumer Groups Fight Cereal Merger
DailyFinance, Feb 20, 2015

Conference on hunger at Elon next week
Times-News, Feb 19, 2015

Advocates Urge FTC to Reject Post-MOM Brands Cereal Merger
Food Consumer, Feb 18, 2015

Scene & Heard: On small beginnings and great achievement

Winston-Salem Journal, Feb 8, 2015

SOS: Save our seeds
Sustainable Food Trust, Jan 23, 2015

Seeds–The Battle for Sustainable Agriculture
Revolve Media, Winter 2014/15, Revolve #14

New Report Finds Farmers Harmed by Decline in Seed Supply
ProAg News, Nov 5, 2014

Project aims to increase sales, food stamp use at farmers markets
Smoky Mountain News, Oct 29, 2014

ASAP, RAFI-USA launch program to increase farmers market sales
Mountain XPress, Oct 20, 2014

Food Justice Certified label aims to verify fair treatment of farm laborers, others in food chain
Food Navigator-USA, Sept. 26, 2014

Farm Aid comes to North Carolina
Carolina Connection, Sept. 13, 2014

Market’s Double Bucks program helps feed families
Chapel Hill News, Aug 19, 2014

Driller apparently wants to frack Meadowmont in Chapel Hill
INDY Week’s News Blog, July 23, 2014

Fracking company makes offers in Durham
INDY Week’s News Blog, July 22, 2014

Six Surprises About the State of the American Farm
Huffington Post, July 16, 2014

The Future of Food: Six things you should know about the state of the American farm
OnEarth Magazine, July 7, 2014

Interview with RAFI Just Foods Director Michael Sligh
Lexicon of Sustainability, Summer 2014

Tyson Foods Chairman Joins Billionaires Club, While Wages For Chicken Farmers Wane
BuzzFeed, May 13, 2014

Lee County landowners fight fracking
Carolina Connection, March 27, 2014

As Commodity Farmers Shift Course, a Library to Collect Their Stories
Civil Eats, March 25, 2014

Spreading Farming Know-How With RAFI’s Growing Innovation Project: For Farmers, By Farmers
West Coast Food Ag Law Blog, March 13, 2014

Like Sustainable Food? Support Public Plant Breeding.
Civil Eats, March 5, 2014

The Future of Farming is Open Source
MAKE Magazine, March 3, 2014

Wood-fired Innovation
Edible Charlotte, March 2014

Building a Crowdfunded Library of Farmer Innovation
Authentic Progress blog, NC Sustainability Center, March 2014

The System Supplying America’s Chickens Pits Farmer Vs. Farmer
NPR Morning Edition, February 20, 2014

Is Tyson Foods’ Chicken Empire A ‘Meat Racket’?
NPR’s The Salt, February 19, 2014

Is There a Doctor in the House? NC Farmers Fall Short on Healthcare
Public News Service, January, 2014

This Holiday, Farmers Report Consumers Are Shopping Locally for Food
Public News Service (radio), December 13, 2013

Government Shutdown Puts a Freeze on NC Family Farms
Public News Service (radio), Oct. 4, 2013

Government Shutdown Harms Family Farms
Huffington Post, Oct. 2, 2013

Resource Rodeo Reaches Farmers
Sampson Independent, Oct. 1, 2013

GMO Field Trials: Contamination Concerns
The Epoch Times, Sept. 11, 2013

Fracking rule gets new scrutiny
The Pilot, Sept. 3, 2013

Dixon Family Farms
Our State Magazine, Aug. 13, 2013

Do the RAFI Crop Hop
INDY Week, Aug. 7, 2013

Heavy Rainfall Leaves Some NC Farmers Drowning in Loss
Public News Service (radio), Aug. 6, 2013

George O’Neal: Nobody Does Anything Awesome By Themselves
The Durham News, July 26, 2013

Hot Shot Goats Bring Hope to One Farmer
The Local Palate, July 24, 2013

Scott Marlow Discusses Global Food Security
CCTV America, July 22, 2013

Giving Cheese a Chance
Chapel Hill Weekly, July 18, 2013

The Farm Bill: a complicated history and why it matters
Inside Philanthropy, Philanthropy Journal, June 21, 2013

Landowner Rights Addressed at Local Forum
The Stokes News, May 31, 2013

One farm grows many farmers
News & Observer, April 30, 2013

N.C. fracking board member zings advisory group
News & Observer, Feb. 2, 2013

Head of cleanup company guides N.C. ‘fracking’ rules, blasts advisory panel as unqualified
Winston-Salem Journal, Jan. 26, 2013

Put it in your pipe and grow it: Former tobacco farms evolve
Grist Magazine, May 17, 2012

Our Dwindling Food Variety
National Geographic, July 2011

Farm Fighters, INDY Citizen Award Winner
Independent Weekly, November 22, 2000