In this month’s Niman Ranch Farmer Friday Feature, Food Tank talks with Chad and Tammy Ingels family about multi-generational farming, sustainable agriculture, and community engagement.
Created by both the Michigan and Illinois State University Extension Programs, the Rural Resilience curriculum helps participants learn to recognize signs of stress, identify effective coping strategies, respond to suicidal behavior, and connect with appropriate resources.
The Fresh Food from Farmers of Color Fund is a new grant program that funds farmers of color seeking to support their communities with locally-grown food.
The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust secures affordable land for farmers so they can grow food sustainably for generations to come.
In the panel “Resilience vs. Efficiency,” moderated by Danielle Nierenberg, author Michael Pollan, Niman Ranch’s Paul Willis, and Tanka’s Bar Dawn Sherman discuss what resilience looks like in the food system today.
Suzanne Adely and Sonia Singh explain how the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement are exposing food workers’ rights abuses. They discuss the protections food workers urgently need.