For agrarian justice, family-scale organic farms deserve our support.
“With modest increases in public investment in technical support and start-up capital … cooperatives could greatly expand into new markets, employ significant numbers of people, and contribute healthier food to their communities.”
"We urge the Senate to listen to the American people and reject this pesticide industry loyalist who will put corporate profits over farmers, public health, and our environment."
The U.S. food sector depends heavily on immigrant labor and is also the lowest-paid and most exploited one in the nation.
These Native herbalists are doing more than just healing sore muscles.
These workers play vital roles in the U.S. economy, erecting American buildings, picking American apples and grapes, and taking care of American babies. Oh, and paying American taxes.
"The GOP Farm Bill is a disaster for people and the planet."
"The coming together of these two is a marriage made in hell – bad for farmers, bad for consumers, and bad for our countryside."