Farmers

Dispatch from the U.N. Climate Change Conference: Thursday, Dec. 7

Policymakers, scientists, advocates, farmers, and youth from around the world are already putting food systems front-and-center at the UN Climate Change Conference.

Pay-What-You-Can Farm Stands Flourish Amidst Soaring Food Insecurity and Inflation in the U.S.

The rise of pay-what-you-can farm stands is becoming a beacon of hope amidst the persistent challenges of food insecurity and inflation across the United States.

Harvard and NYU Report Reveals Risk for Zoonotic Disease in U.S. Animal Markets

Harvard Law School and New York University’s recent report on 36 U.S. animal markets reveals hidden risks and regulatory challenges in a fragmented system that could impact public health.

Finding Balance as a Sixth-Generation Pig Farmer

Family farmer Aaron Williams is committed to raising hogs sustainably. Now, he’s traveling across the country to explain why.

Marketing that Matters: Audubon Seal Connects Ranchers and Consumers

The Audubon Society’s bird-friendly seal was developed to help eaters choose meat products produced in way that conserves grasslands.

New FoodPrint Report Exposes Shocking Impact of ‘Forever Chemicals’ on the Food System

Eaters can be exposed to PFAS through a number of everyday activities, from drinking water to eating food that contains or has come into contact with these forever chemicals.

Muloma Heritage Center: Bridging the Past, Present, and Future of African Atlantic Foodways

On St. Helena Island, Muloma Heritage Center is creating a space to celebrate and teach visitors about the foodways of the African Diaspora.

Investing In Local Farmers To Build Food Sovereignty for Haiti

By investing in local economies, local peasant associations, and local solutions like agroecology, organizations are rebuilding a self-sufficient food system.

From the Ground Up: Grassroots Movement Transforms Public Food Supply Chains, Paving the Way for Justice and Equity

Food Chain Workers Alliance and HEAL Food Alliance shed light on the transformative power of value-based food purchasing in challenging corporate dominance over institutional procurement markets.

Nurturing a Path to Success for Small, Sustainable Sheepherders

Family farmer Levi Wahl hopes to build a business that he can pass on for his children to enjoy as much as he does.

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