Mexican officials and business groups are shifting the conversation around trade to highlight U.S. dependence on Mexican imports. A proposed bill hopes to shift Mexican corn imports away from the U.S. and business groups are following suit. Mexico is the largest importer of U.S. corn, sparking conce
The cost of organic certification is out of reach for many small-scale producers. The Mexican network Tianguis y Mercados Organicos is working to fix that, by using Participatory Certification Systems in their local organic markets.
ALUS Canada believes in the power of farmers and ranchers to produce healthy ecosystems. This charitable organization transfers funds to farming communities, who work with landowners to develop projects that produce clean air, clean water, and increased biodiversity.
The Growing New Farmers Program uses a mix of hands-on training in a USDA-Certified Organic Farm and classroom experience to prepare the next generation of farmers and food system leaders. Applications are now open for this eight-month program offered by Lowcountry Local First.
Hundreds of European farmers gathered in protest at the EU Summit Centre in response to the proposed sale of cheap powdered milk on the global market. One of the participating organizations, a Belgian milk cooperative called Fairebel, has established a sister coop in Burkina Faso to help local dairy