Young Farmers FY 2022 Appropriations Priorities
The National Young Farmers Coalition (“Young Farmers”) unites young farmers and ranchers to ensure a bright and equitable future for U.S. agriculture, and works with policymakers to address the most critical systemic barriers preventing motivated young people and people of color from building successful farming careers. Congress and the USDA have made important investments in […]
Take action today to fund beginning farmer programs!
Springtime in D.C. means cherry blossoms, opening day at Nationals Park (go Nats!), and appropriations season! Appropriations is the process Congress uses to fund the government. Though perhaps less exciting than a day at the ballpark, this process is vitally important to the smooth functioning of our democracy. You may all remember the 35-day […]
Racial Inequity in the Food System
The following is an excerpt from the Young Farmers 2019 Organizing Handbook. Thank you to Sara Black, Tess Brown-Lavoie, Michelle Hughes, Mai Nguyen, and Holly Rippon-Butler for their contributions to this section. The National Young Farmers Coalition is a national organization that holds space for many different kinds of farmers and farm operations: urban and rural, large […]