Here’s the deal: one of the biggest – and best! – federal conservation programs that helps working farmers manage their land sustainably is in trouble. It’s called the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), it’s widely popular with farmers, and it’s growing! It currently covers over 60 million acres of land in the US (more acres than [...]
Comments are due Monday, December 15th
See this draft comment for Eaters, and these two draft comments for Farmers: one about the Produce and one about the Preventive Controls Rules. Also see OSU Small Farms Program’s comments here>>
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, for the second time, proposed new rules that will have a huge [...]
“Free Trade” Agreements Would Gut Public Safeguards and Harm Small Farmers
International Trade: It’s a topic that most of don’t think about and seemingly only a handful of powerful interests have influence over.
Yet it affects the availability and cost of everything we buy, the safety of our food, the viability of small family farms, and [...]