Earlier this month, USDA released new findings that shed some light on who exactly owns the 911 million acres of farmland in the U.S. (excluding Alaska and Hawaii), and how they are managing that land now and in the future.
The annual Acequia Congress put on by our friends at the NM Acequia Association in Taos, NM right after the 2016 OurLAND 2 Symposium: “The NMAA is preparing for the annual Congreso de las Acequias as we celebrate another growing season and the
Great event being put on by our friends at the NM Acequia Association in Taos, NM right after the 2016 OURLAND2 Symposium. “The NMAA is preparing for the annual Congreso de las Acequias as we celebrate another growing season and the bountiful
Our dear friend and colleague Wes Jackson in a recent interview with In These Times. Always great to gain insight and understanding from this wonderful man! Link here.
Check out this story about the New York Farm Bureau seeking to defend a ban on farmworker unions….To read more, see here. Featured image by Chris Waits, Creative Commons
“Starting in 1932, North Dakota law barred nonfamily corporations from owning farmland or operating farms. But that changed in March of last year when the state Legislature passed a bill that would relax the corporate farming ban and Gov. Jack
Our Children’s Trust is leading the game-changing, youth-driven, global climate recovery campaign to secure the legal right to a healthy atmosphere and stable climate. Starting this April these youth have begun winning landmark climate cases against the U.S government. On April 8th, U.S. Magistrate Judge
A new study by American Farmland Trust and Land For Good underscores the challenge New England faces in the next two decades around farmland transition. Nearly one-thrid of New England’s farmers are age 65+ and 9 out of 10 do
John Ikerd details a possible path for advancing Sustainable Farming in his article Farmland for New Sustainable Farmers: A Capitalist Approach to Land Reform.
The video Access to Land is a short animated exploration of the question, “Why should we privilege access to land and natural resources for small agricultural operation?” Access to Land looks at the value of small farms in comparison to