land access

The first federal grant program focused on land access is here!

On August 24, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $300 million in funding for projects that will increase land access for underserved farmers, including funding for innovative ways to connect available land to underserved producers who have challenges in

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

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