1. Learn the facts

Learn the facts about the current dietary fiber crisis and why YOUR REPRESENTATIVES need to do all they can to prioritize fiber-rich foods in the coming farm bill.

Watch the December Webinar we presented to Congress and the USDA right here:

2. Take action.

Write a Letter to the Editor -or- Contact Your Reps

stay tuned as we add more actions

3. Join the movement.

Support AFA

Learn about AFA initiatives that are influencing DC lawmakers right now like …

AFA Announces Funding for UW-Madison Project

AFA recently announced grant funding to the University of Wisconsin – Madison to develop the ‘Compass Fruit & Nut Evaluation Tool’ to help farmers evaluate the suitability of various fiber-rich crops.

[ AFA/UW-Madison Press Release ]

AFA draft ‘FARMS’ Legislation

AFA proposes draft ‘FARMS’ legislation which will create a USDA pilot program to help farmers transition into producing fiber-rich food crops.

[Draft FARMS Legislation]

Ready to continue the conversation? Please contact us.

AFA’s Farm Bill Recommendations

Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack


in order of appearance

Addison Stark, PhD

Addison Stark directs Clark Street’s Energy and Environment program. Mr. Stark is moderating this meeting.

Clark Street Associates

Kristy Anderson

Senior Government Relations Advisor at American Heart Association | American Stroke Association


Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, MD MSCI

Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) from Northwestern University | Certificate in nutrition from Cornell University | Board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology | Expert in digestive diseases and the gut


Tracye McQuirter, MPH

Founder and CEO of 10 Million Black Vegan Women | Adjunct professor at the University of the District of Columbia Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health


Miyoko Schinner

Founder and CEO of Miyoko’s Creamery

Miyoko’s award-winning plant-based cheeses are found in thousands of stores across the USA


Paul Jereczek

Agriculture Producer | Dodge, Wisconsin

Multi-generational dairy farmer, interested in diversifying his farm to hazelnut production. 

Paul’s Story (Video)

Laura Reese

CEO of Agriculture Fairness Alliance