AFA Calls on Congress to End CAFOs & Help Farmers

May 12, 2020 To Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, House Minority Leader McCarthy, As you address the global COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our lives and economy, we urge you to take immediate action to correct vulnerabilities associated with our country’s reliance on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) where future deadly pathogens will […]

Big Ag Consolidation Threatens American Farmers

Industry consolidation squeezes prosperity out of the hands of independent American farmers. The National Farmers Union (NFU) has proposed sensible policy recommendations to combat big ag consolidation. In combination with AFA legislation, these proposals have the potential to stem damages caused by this threat. The NFU stands up for small American farmers. Like AFA, they […]

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The Food Empowerment Project

AFA researchers rely on ally organizations to learn deeper insights into all four pillars of our alliance. One invaluable go-to resource, especially in the areas of food-inequity and environmental racism, is the Food Empowerment Project. “Food Empowerment Project seeks to create a more just and sustainable world by recognizing the power of one’s food choices.” […]