Farming

How Black Landowners in the South Are Recovering Lost Generational Wealth

How Black Landowners in the South Are Recovering Lost Generational Wealth How Black Landowners in the South Are Recovering Lost Generational Wealth

Industry encroachment and farm consolidation contributed to decades of Black-owned land loss. In North Carolina, many are fighting to recoup what was lost.

Oct 26, 2022 / Featured / Cameron Oglesby

Can These Farmers Decolonize the Wine Industry?

Can These Farmers Decolonize the Wine Industry? Can These Farmers Decolonize the Wine Industry?

In California and beyond, a new generation of winemaker-activists are using hybrid and indigenous grapes to create transformational change.

Oct 25, 2022 / Multimedia / Colleen Hamilton

United Farm Workers members and supporters march to the capitol building in Sacramento

Biden vs. Newsom on Farmworkers’ Right To Vote Biden vs. Newsom on Farmworkers’ Right To Vote

In a heated debate over farmworker voting rights, California’s governor refuses to sign a bill to make it easier for workers to win union recognition.

Sep 14, 2022 / Photo Essay / David Bacon

There Are Still Things to Love About America

There Are Still Things to Love About America There Are Still Things to Love About America

This planet is bigger and more beautiful than nationalism and militarism allow us to see.

Jul 15, 2022 / Frida Berrigan

Food Prices Are Up. A “Bean New Deal” May Be the Answer.

Food Prices Are Up. A “Bean New Deal” May Be the Answer. Food Prices Are Up. A “Bean New Deal” May Be the Answer.

With prices for poultry and beef continuing to rise, the government should ease spending on meat and pay farmers to plant beans.

Jun 29, 2022 / Covering Climate Now / Matthew Miles Goodrich

Native Growers Can Help the US Meet Its Climate Goals. Will the New Farm Bill Offer Enough Support?

Native Growers Can Help the US Meet Its Climate Goals. Will the New Farm Bill Offer Enough Support? Native Growers Can Help the US Meet Its Climate Goals. Will the New Farm Bill Offer Enough Support?

A conversation with Carly Griffith Hotvedt about the Native Farm Bill, traditional Indigenous knowledge, and environmental conservation.

Jun 27, 2022 / Covering Climate Now / Danielle Renwick

Farm workers mmarch to protest the H2-A guestworker program

Reviving the Bracero Program Is the Wrong Answer for Workers Reviving the Bracero Program Is the Wrong Answer for Workers

Not even Biden’s own Labor Department believes that the administration’s proposal to bring in more seasonal farm labor will improve working conditions.

Jun 23, 2022 / David Bacon

Can Farm Collectives Challenge Big Ag?

Can Farm Collectives Challenge Big Ag? Can Farm Collectives Challenge Big Ag?

The pandemic gave co-ops, food hubs, and community agriculture a boost, but keeping the momentum going will require help from policy-makers.

Dec 14, 2021 / Feature / Dean Kuipers

Rural Area

Here’s How the Democrats Can Win Back Rural Voters Here’s How the Democrats Can Win Back Rural Voters

Democrats have a rural problem. Our party’s failure to even seriously contest—let alone win—statehouses and congressional seats over so much of the electoral map leaves us perpetua...

Nov 10, 2021 / Jane Fleming Kleeb

How Thousands of Black Farmers Were Forced Off Their Land

How Thousands of Black Farmers Were Forced Off Their Land How Thousands of Black Farmers Were Forced Off Their Land

Black people own just 2 percent of farmland in the United States. A decades-long history of loan denials at the USDA is a major reason why.

Nov 1, 2021 / 2021 Year in Review / Kali Holloway

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