Sophie Ackoff is a beginning farmer and food activist currently apprenticing at Glynwood Farm in the Hudson Valley. Her blog posts help to bring some of the programs that are funded by the Farm Bill to life. What does it mean to really support young farmers? Everything from field trips, flexible trainings, and a community-based approach that matches experienced farmers with new growers. Follow the links below to read more:
- Pioneering Latino Farmer Training in Louisiana
- A Holistic Management Approach Improves the quality of life for beginning women farmers
- Thanks to farm bill funding, The Land Stewardship Project is helping farmers grow farmers
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One way to have more food for everyone, is to persuade people to eat less. The fat-acceptance movement is a form of racism, because it operates to drive up the demand for food…. and thus its price.