Policy and Organizing

Agrarian Elders are Cultivating the Next Generation of Agricultural Leaders

The Agrarian Elders Conference held at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California, addressed the concerns of America’s original organic farmers.

Food Oasis Vision Places Residents at Heart of a Food Strategy

Residents described a Food Oasis vision that has become the framework for grant making and organizing tools for residents.

GFAR Report Finds that Strengthening Farmers’ Rights Can Prevent Food Insecurity

GFAR finds that Guatemalan farmers seek inclusion in local and national discussions about their rights and the future of seed preservation.

Chicago Council: The Climate-Food Nexus: Awareness, Investment, and Action are Key

The first panel discussion at The Chicago Council for Global Affairs’ Global Food Security Symposium explored the climate-food nexus.

Exclusive Invitation: Sweets and Snacks Expose Party Hosted by Oxfam America

Join Oxfam America & Rainforest Action Network as they celebrate ways big food companies can protect the environment and empower people to overcome poverty.

Stockholm EAT Initiative Will Bring Together Leaders to Discuss Sustainability Solutions

EAT Forum will bring together sustainability pioneers to discuss and implement strategy for confronting global food sustainability in May in Stockholm.

Workers’ Fight to Form Unions in the South

The South has formed the smallest number of unions in the United States, which has lead to poor working conditions and lack of workers’ rights.

Working with GFAR, Young Agri-professionals Become Global Leaders

Young agriculturalists speak out about why youth are not attracted to careers in farming and how to change that trend.

Don’t Forget Landscapes! LPFN Drafts a Position Statement for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

LPFN has drafted a position statement to send to the United Nations’ Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that landscapes are included.