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The World Could Lose Half of all Farms by 2100

A study from researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder predicts that the number of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 27, 2023
Lack of Affordable Child Care is Hurting Young Farm Families’ Ability to...

Kerissa and Charlie Payne are beginning farmers living their dream of raising two daughters on... (more)

Shoshanah Inwood and Florence Becot, The Conversation
July 6, 2023
At Last, States Reach a Colorado River Deal: Pay Farmers Not to...

This story was originally published by Grist. You can sign up for Grist’s weekly newsletter... (more)

Jake Bittle, Grist
May 25, 2023
For Urban Farmers, Community Organizing Can Be Key to Easing Zoning Constraints

When a vacant lot next to Doug Adams’ childhood home in Prince George’s County, Maryland... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
May 9, 2023
Demystifying the US Farm Bill

How our food is grown, who has access to it and at what cost are... (more)

Miranda Lipton
April 7, 2023
Why Don’t American Farmers Embrace Peasant Farming?

Last June, I quit my office job and booked a flight to France. I was... (more)

Nicole Grennan
February 21, 2023
For Young Farmers, Land Access Will Make or Break the 2023 Farm...

The average age of American farmers is roughly 58 years old, and it has been... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 21, 2022
Lawmakers Are Exploring Ways to Support Beginning Farmers

As more American farmers retire, leaders are looking to incentivize younger generations, who are faced... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 27, 2022
Opinion: With Sky-High Fertilizer Prices, There’s an Opportunity to Grow Crops More...

The Biden administration is paying US companies to boost synthetic fertilizer production to compensate for... (more)

Kathleen Merrigan
June 24, 2022