land access

On April 15th, Vanessa Garcia Polanco, Interim Federal Policy Director at Young Farmers, and Roberto Meza, Vice President of the board and co-founder of Emerald Gardens in Colorado, participated in a discussion hosted by the United Nations Association of North

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

Keeping Young Farmers on the Land in COVID-19

Part I: Land in Crisis This post is part of a three-part series on the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on land access and security for farmers. The first post outlines potential impacts of the crisis on farmland; the second

New Tools For Young Farmers Seeking Land

Thinking about buying or renting land? Check out our free Finding Farmland Calculator and Online Course to compare financing options, analyze costs, and understand what you can afford. También en Español! Land access is the number one challenge In 2017,

Finding Farmland: Resources to Support Land Access

The following blog by Mike and Holly of our Land Access team is also posted on farmers.gov. Photographs by Richie Graham Photo. For farmers across the country, it will come as no surprise that farmland has become less and less

Young Farmers Climate Statement

Young farmers and ranchers across the country are working to solve the climate crisis. Join us. The thousands of young farmers and ranchers in our 45 chapters across the country began careers in agriculture for manifold reasons: to grow healthier

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