Podcast

Giving Thanks

We’re just returning from our Annual Leadership Convergence in DC, and we’re especially grateful for all of the amazing young farmers in our Coalition, fighting for a bright and just […]

Failure to Warn: Monsanto v. Dewayne Johnson

After years of spraying, Dewayne Johnson, a groundskeeper, believes the herbicide Roundup, which contains glyphosate, caused him to develop Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a rare and very painful form of skin cancer. […]

Leah Penniman on

This week, NYFC’s Michelle Hughes interviews Leah Penniman, co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, food justice activist, and author of the new book “Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide […]

Farm Bill Politics 5: #farmbillnow

The 2014 Farm Bill has been expired since October 1st. What does this mean for young farmers and ranchers and the USDA programs they rely on? This week, we catch […]

This week, Lindsey talks with NPR’s Food and Agriculture Correspondent, Dan Charles, about the controversy surrounding the herbicide Dicamba, and the drift damage it has caused to other crops and […]

Cooperative Power

In 1920, 14% of U.S. farmers were black – today less than 2%. Land ownership by Black farmers has also declined over the past 100 years, from 15 million acres […]

Ndée Bikíyaa: The People's Farm

In celebration of Indigenous People’s Day, Lindsey speaks with Clayton Harvey of the White Mountain Apache Tribe in Arizona about how farming has shaped his spiritual identity and helped keep […]

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