Browsing the "Family Farms" Tag

Conversations With the Land: A Book Review

April 19th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

Farmer Jim VanDerPol writes with clarity about how agribusiness has changed not only our relationship with the land and our food, but how our sense of community and connection to one another has been displaced


Organic Farmers Appeal in Case Against Monsanto

April 2nd, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

Family farmers have filed a Notice of Appeal challenging Judge Naomi Buchwald's February 24th ruling dismissing Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association et al v. Monsanto. The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Manhattan will hear the farmers' appeal, seeking to reinstate the case, which has received worldwide attention


URGENT: Tell Your Senators You Support Family Farms

November 18th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

As many of you mentioned in the comments when we asked for your thoughts about the Food Safety Modernization Act, the Tester-Hagan Amendment is critical to protect family farmers in this broadly-worded bill. The final vote on this bill is expected to happen this week, so it's urgent that we act now to support family farms!



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