Farm Aid’s annual festival is a an all-day celebration of music and family farmers featuring a unique lineup of artists and genres, along with family farm-identified, local and organic foods as part of our HOMEGROWN Concessions®. Farm Aid 2019 will be Saturday, September 21, at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin, marking the [...]
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Has your family farm been impacted by flooding or weather? Farmers Union and Farm Aid have partnered to award $500 grants to help cover household expenses for family farmers in Kansas who have had their operations disrupted by these recent weather and water related emergencies. LEARN MORE AND APPLY TODAY! [...]
Bolstered by National Farmers Union (NFU) and Farm Aid, 275 family farmers uniting in September at the U.S. Capitol to ask for emergency assistance and increased funding to address the harsh economic realities brought on by historically low prices and too high production costs. Both organizations cautioned that America’s farmers and ranchers can’t afford to [...]
National Farmers Union and Farm Aid Partner to Ask Congress for Immediate Assistance for Financially-Strained Farm Sector
Bolstered by National Farmers Union (NFU) and Farm Aid, 275 family farmers are uniting this week at the U.S. Capitol to ask for emergency assistance and increased funding to address the harsh economic realities brought on by historically low prices and too high production costs. Both organizations caution that America’s farmers and ranchers can’t afford [...]
Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews recently gathered with family farmers, agricultural advocates, music fans, food eaters, and other music artists to help grow the Good Food Movement at Farm Aid 2013. More than 25,000 fans attended the sold-out event on September 21, hosted at Saratoga Performing Arts [...]
KFU POLICY ADVOCATES Would you like to be better heard in Topeka or Washington, D.C.? Do you feel as though your voice isn’t heard in Topeka or Washington, D.C.? Maybe you’ve considered visiting with your reps in the past, but felt unsure how to present your perspective clearly and effectively? Kansas [...]
2016 SUMMER FUN FARM TOUR SERIES 3 Days, 9 Farms, and 3 Hot Topics In August 2016, Kansas Farmers Union, Farmer Veteran Coalition of Kansas, Kansas Beginning Farmers Coalition, Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Alternative Crops, and Kansas AgrAbility partnered to present the Summer Fun Farm Tour Series. [...]
Kansas Farmers Union Coordinating Farm Aid’s Family Farmer Disaster Relief Fund Farm and ranch families in Kansas can now access much-needed financial relief following the devastating spring floods and severe weather events in the Midwest. Farm Aid is partnering with Kansas Farmers Union and National Farmers Union to distribute emergency relief grants to [...]
KFU State Convention was held November 29-30, 2018 at the Prairie Band Resort, Mayetta. Special guests for the two-day event were Roger Johnson, Marci Penner, Ron Wilson, & Dale Strickler. Our theme of Rural Resilience appeared many times as we discussed opportunities & challenges facing Kansans: building community wealth through food [...]
NFU BEGINNING FARMER INSTITUTE “It’s a Powerful Experience” "National Farmers Union’s ability to reach out to a broad cross section of farmers makes it different than other organizations. They teach at a level that opens eyes to a broader picture of where our farm fits into agriculture,” says Erin, NFU Beginning Farmer Institute [...]