NYFC Executive Director Named White House Champion of Change

Lindsey with USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden. Our very own Lindsey Lusher Shute was named a Champion of Change by the White House this week! She is being honored along with fellow leaders for their work to build the next generation of farmers and ranchers in the U.S. Lindsey was in Washington, DC this week for the two-day event. At USDA, senior officials talked about the resources available for young farmers and discussed questions and opportunities... Read More

Take a Stand in DC to Challenge Monsanto’s Aggression Against Family Farmers

Farmers Against Monsanto, courtesy of fooddemocracynow.org If you’re able to be in Washington, DC tomorrow (Thursday, January 10th), please come out to stand in solidarity with the 30 farmers fighting to defend American agriculture.  They will will be appealing their landmark court case challenging Monsanto’s abusive patent infringement lawsuits and could use your support! The assembly will take place at 10 AM at Lafayette Square (H Street... Read More

Wednesday – Farm Bill Now Rally in Washington, DC

FARM BILL NOW RALLY Join thousands of other farmers for a rally in Washington, D.C., to tell Congress it is critical to pass a farm bill before Sept. 30.  Farmers and food advocates of all stripes will be there, and it is important for beginning farmers and their supporters to show up in numbers to make sure this key demographic isn’t ignored.  For more up-to-date information from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition on where the... Read More