August News: Jobs, Climate March, Water Innovation, Events

We’ve been on the road this summer, crop mobbing with the Missouri Young Farmers Coalition, talking shop with first-generation organic grain farmers in Montana, and square dancing with the Washington Young Farmers Coalition. All along the way, we're collecting stories for our campaigns and building a stronger young farmer movement. Want to see us in action? Follow the NYFC Instragram! Join us at the People’s Climate March! In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. In what is expected to be the largest climate march in history, we are taking to the streets on September 21st to demand policies that create a world safe from the ravages of climate change. NYFC is sending a contingency of farmers to march with the Food Justice hub. As farmers, we can play a critical role in climate change mitigation. We’re also co-hosting a Climate and Food Justice Forum with the National Resources Defense Council and a new Caribbean food justice organization, La Sombrilla, to provide young members of the climate vulnerable communities of New York and[...]Read More