These articles serve as good resources for educating folks about the systems change we need to see in the way we relate to food. It’s not just about making healthier eating choices; it’s about supporting a system that works for people and the environment. We need an economy that places people and the earth above corporate profit.
National Geographic on the direction food production has to go – big picture.
Feeding 9 Billion
Organic farmer’s leaving the land – on farming’s tough realities.
Quitting Season: Why Farmer’s Walk Away From Their Farms
Organizations doing good work for family farmers:
Land Stewardship Project offers education for new farmers, support for existing farmers, works at the capital to change policies, and brings folks who care about family farms into the circle.
MOSES offers the largest organic farming conference in the nation in the end of February every year. They also provide continued services to organic farmers.