Tagged Young Farmers

Take the 2017 National Young Farmer Survey

This post originally appeared on the National Young Farmer Coalition website.     Through our first national survey in 2011, young farmers and ranchers came together to tell the nation — citizens, advocates, and policy makers — who they were and what they needed in order to succeed. The results from that survey inspired new…

The Impact of $15/hr Minimum Wage on Farm Labor

The Fight For Living Wages   This article originally appeared in the May 27 Local Harvest Newsletter by Rebecca Thistlethwaite.   I need to preface this discussion by pointing out my – and LocalHarvest’s – longstanding commitment to social justice, fair trade, and living wages. Yet, as a recovering farmer who had a business large…

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