Farmers

Nonprofit Teaches Seed Saving To Restore Farmers’ Food Sovereignty

Farmers can strengthen their resilience to climate change by savings seeds that are adapted to the environmental conditions of their region.

Fatema Sumar Talks Oxfam America’s Response to COVID-19

“If you break the food supply chain, you can imagine how that would affect supermarket shelves”

Holly Rippon-Butler Talks Young Farmers, COVID-19

“We need to make investments for young farmers as a resource for this country”

Purdue University’s Jayson Lusk Discusses The Economics of COVID-19

“We’re here to teach students, and try to help them prepare for the work force, but also apply what things we know to try to make the world a better place”

Remember Your Farmers During the COVID-19 Crisis. We’ll Need Them the Next Time Around.

As farmers struggle in the midst of a global pandemic, consumers must take steps to support the those who produce the food we value and serve the health of local communities.

Emily Broad Leib talks Food Law and COVID-19

“If part of what comes from this is that we realize all the people who are handling the food from the beginning on the farm to the end of the chain are really vital. We need to treat them better, pay them better, give them benefits.”

18 Organizations to Support During National Farmworker Awareness Week

Honor farmworkers during National Farmworker Awareness Week by learning about the work of these 18 organizations supporting farmworkers’ rights and wellbeing.

Mill City Farmers Markets Innovates Around COVID-19

“The biggest goal will be to keep the distancing possible. So, how do we move customers through quickly and safely, and change what markets have been, which is a place to congregate and socialize?”

Gene Baur Talks Farm Animals In Crisis

“Government policies and laws are very important – and have enabled an inefficient system – and that has to change.”

Bob Martin Talks About Citizen Eaters and COVID-19

“I do think food is kind of the social issue of our time, when we’re not worried about being wiped out by novel flu virus”