Small-Scale Farming

Reclaiming Mafia Assets for the Common Good

Libera Terra, born out of Italian anti-mafia legislation, works to reestablish confiscated Mafia assets and farmland to create socially just sustainable communities.

How a Land Trust in Iowa is Combatting Big Ag

The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust secures affordable land for farmers so they can grow food sustainably for generations to come.

An Online Platform is Enabling Farmers to Deliver Straight to Consumers

MilkRun, a Portland, Oregon-based company is supporting small, local farmers by enabling them to sell produce safely and directly to consumers’ homes. Founded by farmer and entrepreneur Julia Niiro, MilkRun is an online platform that lets farmers set their own…

Home Gardening Promotes Mental Health during COVID-19

Vegetable gardening takes center stage during the pandemic, nurturing the emotional wellbeing of an increasing number of home gardeners

Fair Trade Kampot Pepper Helps Cambodian Farmers and Canadian Food Banks

The 50 Million Meals Campaign is working with a collective of 400 small, organic pepper farmers in Southern Cambodia to develop a community-based, fair trade distribution system for the Kampot pepper.

Regenerative Organic Certification Launches to Prioritize Soil Health and Farmworker Justice in Food Products

The standards, which require more sustainable and equitable practices than many existing certifications, are based around three pillars: soil health and land management, animal welfare, and farmer and worker fairness.

Niman Ranch Farmers Raise Family to be Stewards of the Land

Niman Ranch family farmers, Brice and Melanie Hundling, offer insight into their sustainable farming.

Women Reclaim Farming in Documentary “Rise, Root, Revolution!”

Documentary exposing the history of racism and sexism in American farming features woman-led Rise & Root Farm

28 Organizations Promoting Indigenous Food Sovereignty

These 28 organizations are preserving Indigenous food systems and promoting Indigenous food sovereignty.

Through FarmLink Michigan Farmers Sell Directly to Households

The food hub West Michigan FarmLink is connecting small farmers with households in need of fresh, nutritious food.