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Predatory Retail Chains and What Communities Need from Antitrust Enforcers

Virtual Event

Farm Action's Angela Huffman will speak at a live virtual event hosted by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) on Tuesday, May 23rd at 1:00–2:15 p.m. ET. The rise of predatory retail chains—including Walmart, Kroger, and Dollar General—has wreaked havoc on our communities. These giants leverage their power to bully farmers and muscle out independent […]

Conservation and Regeneration: Fostering Resilience in the Farm Bill

Virtual Event

On 5/2/23, attendees learned how we can reform our farm programs to support the diversified farm operations that contribute to resilient soils and a healthy environment, while holding abusive corporations accountable. Panelists: Julia Barton, Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association Kevin Fulton, Clear Creek Land and Livestock Amanda Shafer, Office of Rep. Sean Casten Chloë […]

The Farm Bill and Factory Farms

Virtual Event

Joe Maxwell, Co-founder and President of Farm Action, and Aaron Lehman, President of Iowa Farmers Union, will take a hard look at how the Farm Bill fuels industrial livestock production during a free virtual meeting organized by JFAN. The 2023 Farm Bill, currently making its way through Congress, is a massive, $1.4 trillion piece of […]