Family Farming

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.

Voices of GFAR: Providing Better Extension Services for Family Farmers

A sound agricultural innovation system requires a combination of diverse extension service schemes that mobilize a variety of methods to educate smallholders.

The Japan Family Farmers Movement is Making Strides

NOUMINREN, or the Japan Family Farmers Movement, is a grassroots political movement intent on strengthening Japan’s foundation of family farmers.

Six Key Recommendations for Family Farming in North America

This April representatives from 35 organizations around the world gathered in Québec City to participate in the Dialogue on Family Farming in North America.

Chicago Council: “We Can’t Talk About Climate Change Without Talking About Family Farmers”

“Climate-Smart Food Security” panel addressed the role of family farmers in mitigating the effects of climate change.

28 Countries and One Common Agricultural Policy: European Family Farmers and Agricultural Reform

The European Union marks the International Year of Family Farming with a major reform to Common Agricultural Policy.

Celebrating Mothers Who Invest in Their Children and the Land

This May, let’s honor the investment that mothers throughout Rwanda—-and the rest of Africa—-are making in their children and in their land.

IYFF: The National Family Farm Coalition Champions Family Farmers

The National Family Farm Coalition works to support U.S. family farms and healthy, sustainable food production.