young farmer movement
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3YjqMX8QPY&w=921&h=516] Rogue Farm Corps helps teach the next generation of farmers via hands-on immersive training on sustainable farms in Oregon. Live and learn side-by-side with a mentor farmer. Take part in classes, farm tours, and discussion circles. Learn more and apply today for the 2018 season: http://roguefarmcorps.org” Applications for the 2018 season are now open. […]
watch: national young farmers coalition lindsey lusher shute's fantastic statement before the senate.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bGiCRNkjpk?ecver=2] We are so proud of Lindsey Luscher Shute after her outstanding performance before the senate committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. She did a fantastic job of representing the struggles facing young farmers, from land access and affordability, student loan debt, health care affordability to the bias against women and people of color […]
The success of the next generation of farmers and ranchers is crucially dependant on whether they can secure suitable land to start and expand their operations. According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, the number of new farmers and ranchers in the United States decreased 20 percent from 2007 and hit a 30-year low. In acknowledgement […]
declaration against the criminalisation, persecution and judicialization of the struggle for the defence of life, rights, land, water, seeds and mother earth
International Conference on Agrarian Reform La Via Campesino, The Peasant's Movement Marabá, 15 April 2016 From 13 to 17 April 2016, in Marabá, Pará, Brazil, more than 130 delegates from 28 countries around the world were brought together as part of La Vía Campesina and allied movements, as part of the International Conference on Agrarian […]
Pardon us while we sound a trumpet. The young farmer movement is taking root--roots deepening everyday in healthy soil and healthy communities. Young farmers are in the public sphere--the NY TIMES and LA TIMES and KPFA Radio. They are bridging the generational gap, farming in cities and suburbs, squatting land to farm, and negotiating partnerships to farm--farming by any means […]