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One of the ways that we help people gain more access to food is through education. Knowledge is power when applied, knowledge without application is useless. Here we are posting useful information that will give you tangible and practical know how around the food system. Don't hestitate to reach out at the contact information below to with any questions, comments, and/or requests.
Did you know that the USDA has an educational platform for farmers who want to grow organic!? and that all the classes are free!
Justice for Black Farmers Act
(Preview) On November 19th, U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced landmark legislation aimed at addressing and correcting historic discrimination within the U.S. Department of Agriculture in federal farm assistance and lending that has caused Black farmers to lose millions of acres of farmland and robbed Black farmers and their families of hundreds of billions of dollars of inter-generational wealth.
The Justice for Black Farmers Act will enact policies to end discrimination within the USDA, protect remaining Black farmers from losing their land, provide land grants to create a new generation of Black farmers and restore the land base that has been lost, and implement systemic reforms to help family farmers across the United States.
Where are Michigan monies being allocated this year (2023-24)
Review this doucment to see what industries are being funded by the State of Michigan
Source: Data Driven Detroit
A note: Agriculture and Rural Development gets more than the government when it comes to budget allocations. This is why our work is so important...
Top Three Allocations (by $ amount):
(1) Agriculture & Rural Development
Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule
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