"As someone who enjoys working with different people and facilitating dialogue and solutions, it has been an exciting opportunity to work alongside farmers and farmworkers to implement the Milk with Dignity Program to improve conditions on dairy farms. " Learn more about the work of Rafaela Rodriguez, a social worker who is currently working with the Milk with Dignity Program and her work as lead auditor for the third party monitor called the Milk with Dignity Standards Council.
The Equal Exchange Action Forum is a space within Equal Exchange for individuals to join a virtual and physical community to network, learn, and challenge the injustices within our food system. It’s a vehicle to build an authentic and democratic community, and a tool to foster relationships that will connect us to each other and our food. Despite the system’s power to commodify every aspect of our lives, including our ability to connect with one another, here we have the opportunity to create something anew.
The National Black Farmers Association Scholarship Program application deadline for the 2017-18 academic year is April 28, 2017.
Join the 21-Day Challenge April 9-29 to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits.
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is soliciting proposals for their Community Food Systems Conference.
The New England Grassroots Fund is offering the NESAWG community a special discount for the upcoming RootSkills Trainings
Megan Lehnerd, a PhD student at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition, is conducting a study to learn more about why farmers choose to participate or not participate in Farmers’ Market Nutrition Incentive or Farm to School programs. $25 Gift Certificate for participating!
Proposals for the National Farm Viability Conference are due March 1st.
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is pleased to announce the posting of a final rule amending the organic livestock and poultry production requirements.
The Empire State Food and Agricultural Leadership Institute, also known as “LEAD New York”, is now accepting applications for its newest cohort, class 17.