Emerging Land Ownership Models: Agrarian Commons
About this event The USDA National Agricultural Library is hosting a three-part series on alternative land ownership models organized by the Agricultural Law Information Partnership. The second part, Emerging Land Ownership […]
For a Greener New Deal and Cooler Climate, Focus on Food and Agriculture
A successful Green New Deal will integrate what we know about carbon, emissions, and pollution into policies related to agriculture and land use.
Certified Naturally Grown Matches the Stewardship Practices Faith-Based Institutions Are Looking To Adopt
By Jillian Hishaw, Esq. According to a 2015 Consumer Report, 67 percent of Americans are willing to pay more for sustainable meat products raised humanely. At the same time, desire […]
Envisioning Racial Equity in Agriculture: A Groundwater Approach to Our Food System
In the United States today, 98% of farmland is owned by white people. That raises some critical questions. Namely, how can we in the land trust community—historically white-led and governed—achieve racial equity and social justice in our work for land access for the next generation of farmers? In our latest post, we reflect on how the Racial Equity Institute’s “Groundwater Approach” provides a powerful framework for understanding racial inequity and creating systemic change.