Looking Back to Look Forward: Expanding the Toolbox to Create Equitable, Secure & Affordable Access to Land

Dec, 18 2018 • Agrarian Trust ,Land Access Strategies ,Land Justice and Equity • By Jamie Pottern

That these farms are going to change hands is inevitable; that the next generation of farmers who so desperately want to farm them cannot afford to buy them is a stark reality. How can land trusts help turn the tide against the mounting barriers faced by our nation’s farmers?

Building Power: Advancing a People’s Agenda for Food Sovereignty & Climate Justice

Sep, 20 2018 • Food Systems and Security ,Land Justice and Equity • By Jamie Pottern

What does an equitable food system look like in world that values corporate profits over people, health, and the environment? What would a grassroots movement of people look like—a movement large enough to fight those interests and win? What does it look like for a national food movement to “build power”? These are just some of the larger questions that arose at the US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA)’s Northeast Regional Assembly…