Category Archives: Policy

Make Local Food & Farms Part of the Conversation This Election

Before you cast your vote on Tuesday, November 3rd, you deserve to know where candidates running for Congress stand on the most pressing food and farm issues. This year, we worked with state and national…

Even when we’re apart, we can act together

You may not feel like a hero stuck at home – but you are! sheltering in place in the coming weeks will be what keeps the virus from spreading faster and overwhelming hospitals. You’re not alone. The…

Bringing the Next Generation of Farmers Back Home

Across the midwest farms are facing the challenge of how to keep the next generation on the farm; regenerative agriculture may be the answer. Growing up, Frank Rademacher watched dad run the family hardware store…

2020 Legislative Priorities for Spring Session

Over the past year the Alliance has been listening to our stewards’ issues and working on solutions. Our 2020 legislative priorities pave the way for resilient local food systems that support family farms, protect soil…