Latest Family farm Stories

2009-04-01 18:31:00

Stone-Buhr's FindTheFarmer.com Connects Consumers with Farmers SAN FRANCISCO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers market shoppers are familiar with the joys of tasting farm-fresh foods and meeting the local farmers who bring them to market.

2009-03-10 14:51:00

Key Senate leaders join effort to urge farm loan restructuring SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the Obama Administration begins to implement the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Program, Farm Aid and farm, rural and housing advocates from across the country have joined to urge Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to ensure that family farmers also have the ability to restructure their loans to avoid foreclosure. More...

2009-02-02 13:00:00

Financial health of family farmers critical to successful economic recovery SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb.

2009-01-15 11:18:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid announced today that it granted $557,550 in 2008 to family farm and rural service organizations nationwide.

2008-10-13 12:00:29

To: FOOD EDITORS Contact: Mark Kastel of The Cornucopia Institute, +1-608-625- 2042 Corporate Takeover Threatens Farmers,Mission CORNUCOPIA, Wis., Oct.

2008-09-25 17:46:30

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Maria Enie, +1-202-331-4323, menie@vancomm.com, for Farm Aid Open Letter to Congress Calls for $1 Billion Investment in Farm Communities to SolveAmerica's Economic, Environmental, Energy and Health Problems SOMERVILLE, Mass.,Sept.

2008-09-22 15:00:00

By BOB KEYES On a day when all eyes focused on Willie Nelson, Neil Young and their Farm Aid brethren, a shy farmer from Brunswick reluctantly stole a small sliver of spotlight.

2008-09-20 12:00:29

To: FAMILY EDITORS Contact: Maria Enie for Farm Aid, On Sept. 20, +1-724-816-3368, After Sept. 20, +1-202-331-4323, menie@vancomm.com MANSFIELD, Mass., Sept.

2008-09-19 21:00:17

By DANIEL GEWERTZ When Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews and Kenny Chesney bring the annual Farm Aid concert to New England for the first time tomorrow, it will be a homecoming of sorts.

2008-09-19 15:00:37

By Anonymous We go to the grocery store and we assume the shelves will be fully stocked, the freezers overflowing with choices of food. Increases in the cost of some of our favorite foods recently have revealed just how vulnerable we are to changes in the food supply.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.