Chicago Grant Program Funds Farmers of Color

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.

New on the Podcast: Local Food Leaders Gwen Kokes and Lori Cochran-Dougall Share How to Boost Access to Fresh Crops

On Food Talk Live: Dani speaks with Gwen Kokes, the food and farm manager at Civic Works. In Baltimore, Kokes works to promote food access and educate about agriculture. Then, Lori Cochran-Dougall, the executive director of the Westport Farmers Market, shares how she’s expanding the role of the farmers market in her community.

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?”

Supporting Organic Farms at the Market and the Bank

Raya Carr, Events Coordinator and Shepherdess at Mint Creek Farms, shares new ways that we as consumers and investors can support local organic farmers, and those who want to start their own farms.

New Australian Alliance Building Farmers Markets

The Farmers Market Alliance of New South Wales, Australia, is working to protect the reputation and integrity of Australian farmers markets and support local farmers and artisan producers.

Remembering Gus Schumacher: Farm Hero and Food Justice Advocate

Gus Schumacher, food justice advocate and farmers market proponent, passed away at age 77.

Alfrea Plants Garden Spaces into the Sharing Economy

Food Tank had the opportunity to interview David Wagstaff. He founded Alfrea, the company with an online marketplace for landowners, garden helpers, and farmers who want to sell produce.

Empowering Indian Farmers: An Interview with Sneh Yadav

Food Tank speaks with Sneh Yadav, an Indian farmer and food entrepreneur, about organic farming and India’s food culture.