New survey highlights tension between love for the land and trying to make ends meet among North American family farmers.
Including men in community gender trainings, promoting agricultural workforce development, and educating women and youth were all part of this discussion.
As a contribution to the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), the International Fund for Agricultural Development, is launching the AgTalks series.
Commentators have offered great suggestions for legal, policy, economic, educational, and grass roots measures to increase resources available to farmers.
During the IYFF, food system leaders advocate for the right of all peoples to produce their own food.
Food Tank and the U.N Food and Agriculture Organization are hosting discussions to promote greater dialogue around family farming issues.
GFAR pledged to increase joint efforts to boost the contribution of science, technology and innovation to enable family farmers to improve their livelihoods.
Food Tank chats with Jess and Matt Fealy, Australian family farmers who made the move from the city twelve months ago, about a day in the life of a family farm.
Houston’s diverse urban agriculture projects reflect the city’s desire to grow and share healthy food with hungry Texans.