farmer rights

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#StayHomeButNotSilent - In times of pandemic, peasants are united to feed the people

APRIL 17, 2020 – CALL FOR MOBILISATION – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEASANTS’ STRUGGLE (Reprint from La Via Campesina): On April 17, La Via Campesina will commemorate the International Day of Peasants’ Strugglei in a context that once again validates the historical role of the peasantry in societies and their fundamental task of feeding the people, even […]

Posted: April 5 2020
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talkin healthcare for farmers

Vermont Public Radio article on the challenges new and old farmers face when accessing affordable health insurance.

Posted: February 20 2017
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big data concedes: farmers should own their own data

(Photo courtesy of Pete Walton, taken at the National FFA Conference) From NPR: Top agribusiness companies, including Monsanto, DuPont, John Deere and Dow, have moved into the information business, offering to help farmers collect that data and analyze it — for a price. But some farmers are starting to worry about how that data will […]

Posted: November 20 2014