The Agricultural Justice Project proudly announces the awarding of certificates to representatives of four organic certification agencies and four farm worker organizations who successfully completed a 3-day training on the […]
Event contact: Sam Groce, 919-542-8202 July 19, 2011 6:30-8:30 pm Agriculture Building Auditorium, Pittsboro, NC With the arrival of natural gas leases in Chatham County, landowners should acquaint themselves with […]
This month’s National Geographic features an article, titled Food Ark, about rapid loss of crop diversity worldwide. The article dips into the myriad reasons why loss of diversity is happening, […]
The new state budget officially preserves the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. The Commission’s funding for the next year is limited to $2 million. The budget passed in mid-June, when the legislature overrode the Governor’s veto. Saving the Trust Fund is a significant victory for all of North Carolina’s small and mid-scale farmers.
If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter or email, you know that, for the last three weeks, RAFI and our partners have been fighting to save the North Carolina Tobacco […]
By Dr. Andrew Brod Senior Research Fellow Center for Business and Economic Research The University of North Carolina at Greensboro May 2011
On September 15, the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry held a hearing to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Organic Food Production Act. RAFI’s Michael Sligh testified at this week’s hearing about the past and the future of organic agriculture in the United States.
In suits and slacks and big smiles, last Monday TCRF field coordinators joined Executive Director Linda Shaw and Program Director Joe Schroeder for a trip to Raleigh. We were honored […]