22 Organizations Supporting Mental Health Along the Food Chain

A study finds that many workers along the food chain experience elevated rates of suicide compared to the general population.

New “Rural Resilience” Course Addresses Mental Health Among Farmers

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.

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

Urban Farm Grows Good Food and Good Mental Health

Aja Yasir fights to produce good food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in a food desert in Gary, Indiana. The city doesn’t like the use of woodchips on her lawn and is threatening to end Yasir’s family’s multigenerational farming history.