Chickens, Cows, Kids and Catholics

The Decision to Become Homesteaders This weeks “Storytellers” explores Peter and Kristen’s decision to leave the city behind and become a homesteading family.  Kristen writes: “We were becoming tired of …

UN-FAO Acknowledges Crucial Importance of Small Farms

Small Farmers Can Reduce Poverty, Hunger, Climate Change “Agriculture holds the key to solving two of the greatest problems now facing humanity: eradicating poverty and hunger, and contributing to maintaining …

Looking Ahead to NAFTA Renegotiations

Identifying Principles in Support of Family Farms As the new Congress and new Administration continue to shake up “business as usual” in the nation’s capital, policies will begin to take …

Sustainable Ag. Groups Set Priorities for 2017

Sustainable Ag. Groups Set Priorities for 2017 Stewardship & Support for Family Farmers Top the List Advocates representing the 116 member organizations of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) recently …

Last Chance for 2017 Conservation Stewardship Funding

Sign-up Period for this Year Ends Friday This is the final week for farmers and ranchers seeking 2017 funding under the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) to submit their initial applications. …