Family Farming

The Future of Family Farming Round Up

Commentators have offered great suggestions for legal, policy, economic, educational, and grass roots measures to increase resources available to farmers.

Family Farming and Food Security Go Hand-in-Hand

During the IYFF, food system leaders advocate for the right of all peoples to produce their own food.

Help Shape the Future of Family Farming!

Food Tank and the U.N Food and Agriculture Organization are hosting discussions to promote greater dialogue around family farming issues.

Join the Conversation on ICTs and Family Farming

GFAR pledged to increase joint efforts to boost the contribution of science, technology and innovation to enable family farmers to improve their livelihoods.

A Day in the Life of Aussie Family Farmers

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.

Top 10+ Urban Gardens and Markets in Houston

Houston’s diverse urban agriculture projects reflect the city’s desire to grow and share healthy food with hungry Texans.

Farmer Story: In Burundi, Viola Nsengiyumva Turns Two Acres Into a Profitable Business

In Burundi, farmer Viola finally turns a profit with support from One Acre Fund.

VIDEO: How Collaborative Technologies Are Improving Family Farming

Experts discuss how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can improve family farming and make it more sustainable, resilient, and profitable.

Pineland Farms: Magic Happens When Private Funding Meets Family Farming

Over 20 local family farms in Maine supply into Pineland’s three companies (beef, potatoes, and dairy), with profits being reinvested back into the community.

Family Farming Down Under

Despite increasing pressure to corporatize, family farming remains the primary source of agricultural production in Australia.