NYFC November 2013 Newsletter
November is #FarmerHeroes month! We’re celebrating a few farmer-members who represent our incredible network of bold, passionate, young farmers providing great food for their communities. Follow #FarmerHeroes this month on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Want to be a super hero? Take a few minutes today to send a comment to the FDA to fix […]
NYFC October Newsletter: Jobs, Forum Experts, Farm Hack, Food Safety Action
This has been an incredible month for our coalition. We took a stand on affordable land access in the NY Times, we are working together to change new food safety rules that threaten our farms and Farm Hack is now its own organization! We’re gathering this weekend for Farm Hack Colorado and are gearing […]
What's food day without the farmers?
Happy Food Day! Today is the day that thousands of foodies, farmers, and farm supporters come together to celebrate healthy food, sustainable agriculture and vibrant farming communities. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate nutritious food and growing farms than by speaking up for the beginning, local and sustainable farmers who make it […]
Farmers Taking a Stand Today to Save Local Farms!
Today is the National Day of Action to Save Local Farms! Across the nation, thousands of activists are standing up against unreasonable food safety rules that threaten the future viability of small and local farms. Organizers are hosting 70 letter writing events before the FDA’s November 15th comment deadline. In their own words, here is […]
PRESS ADVISORY: National Day of Action to Save Local Farms will bring together farmers, consumers to change proposed FDA food safety rules that threaten farm viability
HUDSON, NY – On Sunday, October 20th farmers and consumers from across the country will take action to change the FDA’s draft food safety rules. Activists will gather at farms, schools and grange halls to educate each other on the impact of the proposed rules and write comments to the agency. Dozens of events are happening in 28 states between now and early November. The Day of Action is sponsored by the National Young Farmers Coalition and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.
Two days until the food safety day of action! Find out how to get involved
The National Day of Action to Save Local Farms is in two days! 64 events are being held in 28 states across the country. Farmers and farming supporters are gathering at annual mixers, informal potlucks, farmers markets and even classrooms to talk about how these regulations will impact beginning farmers and to influence change through […]
Food Safety News Spotlight NYFC Campaign
Check out the latest food safety news, featuring the National Young Farmers Coalition! NYFC has teamed up with the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and a diverse network of other farming organizations to take on the proposed FDA food safety rules and to challenge the way they will impact sustainable, small-scale and beginning farmers.
Your food safety questions answered live next week!
We have less than a month and a half until the comment period on the proposed food safety laws closes! These new rules stand to have a huge impact on the way all farms and ranches operate – even beginning farmers – and it’s crucial that we submit comments to help shape the way the […]
Food Safety Alert – National Day of Action to Protect Local Farms
New food safety regulations are coming to a farm near yours! (Actually, they’re coming to your farm too.) As we have previously reported, the FDA is writing an entirely new set of food safety laws. There are a lot of huge changes, many of which will have an impact on beginning farmers, organic growers and […]
For Farmers, Farmers Market Week Celebrations Clouded With Concern and Confusion Over Looming New Food Safety
This article was written by Stacy Miller of the Farmers Market Coalition, posted to Huffington Post. The Farmers Market Coalition is working with NYFC and a number of other groups across the country to ensure the new food safety laws are the best they can be – safe for consumers, and viable for farmers. We’re […]