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It's Time to Stand Up With Family Farmers

Willie Nelson | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green
Willie Nelson

Today, as the minutes tick down to another farm bill deadline, people in towns and cities everywhere are taking matters into their own hands. They're standing up with family farmers and insisting on food that is best for them and their families.

Nonprofit Helps Midwestern Farmers Affected by Drought

Posted 07.28.2012 | Impact

The nonprofit Farm Rescue is working free of cost to ensure that nothing interferes with America's family-run farms amid a devastating summer drought....

Obama Campaign Stop at Factory Farm Propaganda Site, Billed as 'Grassroots Event'

Dave Murphy | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green
Dave Murphy

By showing up at the Paul R. Knapp "Animal Learning Center," President Obama and his staff show that they are out of touch with the needs of rural Iowans and likely to continue to plow down their unsustainable path of supporting the industrial agribusiness lobby.

Twelve-Year-Old Farmer Is an Inspiration to Us All

Andrew Gunther | Posted 03.26.2012 | Food
Andrew Gunther

Shelby Grebenc of Broomfield, CO is founder of "Shelby's Happy Chapped Chicken Butt Farm," located 20 miles outside of Denver. At just 12 years-old, she is also the youngest Animal Welfare Approved farmer to date.

Politics, Farmers And Change: The End Of Rural America

Dave Murphy | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
Dave Murphy

Since 1960, when JFK was elected, America has lost over 1.7 million family farms, the backbone of rural economies, with the number of farmers in the U.S. today being outnumbered by prisoners.

Are Small Family Farms As Important As Eating Locally?

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.02.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Earlier this week I posted my latest video about the organic mushroom farmers from Sweden Creek. Carol Ann, one of the co-owners of the farm had som...