Category Archives: General Advocacy

America’s Farmers and Ranchers are Failing – Big corporations will let us starve when our farmers, ranchers and small food companies are gone!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2019 Contact: Hannah Packman, 202.554.1600 hpackman@nfudc.org Farmer’s Share of the Food Dollar Falls to All-Time Low WASHINGTON – For every dollar American consumers spend on food, U.S. farmers and ranchers earn just 14.6 cents, according … Continue reading

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Propagate: The Economic Reality of Agroecology

by Harry Greene | April 11, 2019 Payments for ecosystem services have occurred. This is fantastic! But when we ask our aunt or a business to pay to offset their carbon footprint, they often look at us sideways. It makes … Continue reading

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Alan Guebert Keynotes 2014 MOSES Conference

Few have a deeper understanding of ag and food issues, and no one matches Alan Guebert’s ability to explain.

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Normalize from Reality: Musing on the Rural-Urban Political Divide and The Future of Food

by Gilles Stockton | March 15, 2019 In 1968, when I was just twenty-two and recently out of college, I, along with a dozen guys of my same age and circumstances, was sent to Somalia to teach Somali farmers the … Continue reading

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Just Say No to Cell-Cultured Meat

by Mike Callicrate | March 4, 2019 Re-creating meat in a laboratory won’t mitigate climate change, it won’t provide us with the nutrient-dense traditional foods our bodies crave, and it won’t bring much-needed improvements to our existing food system or … Continue reading

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