Blog

Keep up with the latest policy news, USDA Funding Announcements, and food systems happenings in the Northeast.

Sep 20, 2016

Apply for funding for your farm to school programs! Deadline December 8, 2016.

Sep 12, 2016

OFRF released its analysis of organic research funded by the USDA Organic Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) and Organic Transitions (ORG) competitive research grant programs.

Sep 12, 2016

The TPP is bad news for farmers, the environment, and just about everyone else. Take action to say "NO" to the Trans-Pacific Partnership!

Jun 27, 2016

The USDA's Section 2501 Program is the agency's only farm bill program dedicated to addressing the needs of family farmers and ranchers of color. Applications are due July 29.

May 26, 2016

Last week the Senate Appropriations Committee passed their funding bill for USDA and FDA. Read what's in store for sustainable farm and food system priorities.

May 25, 2016

The House Education and Workforce Committee passed the 2016 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act amidst advocate and lawmaker concerns.

May 16, 2016

RMA announced $8.7 million in cooperative agreements funds for projects that improve underserved farmers' access to risk management tools.

May 11, 2016

A report-back from our friends at the Organic Farming Research Foundation