Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Fund, in the field I always enjoy my visits to Rockingham County and Tuesday was no exception. My afternoon began by meeting with the Triad Fruit Growers, […]
Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Fund, in the field This Saturday morning, I got the chance for a fun-filled site visit at the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market. This farmers’ market located near the […]
When I began documenting the Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Fund projects of innovative farmers for RAFI-USA this fall, I knew I wanted to take portraits of the farmers’ hands. Hands- just […]
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.
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 […]
Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Fund, in the field… Wilson County Farmers’ Market big check presentation: May 8, 2010 Jeff Jennings from NC Tobacco Trust (right) and Julius Tillery of RAFI-USA (next […]