American Family Farmer

The American Family Farmer Show is the weekly voice for small, independent farm owners, as well hobby farmers and all of those interested in eating natural foods that make as few stops as possible from the farm to the table.

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09/22/20 - Getting More Farmers on More Land


Doug Stephan, Host and American Family Farmer www.eastleighfarm.com begins with ag news about the latest funding bill to help get farmers through the end of the year. Next, we meet Executive Director of Land For Good, Jim Hafner. Jim has over 25 years experience in program development, outreach and research in the fields of international agriculture, community development, and public health. Land For Good is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure the future of farming in New England by putting more farmers more securely on more land. Learn more at www.landforgood.org or connect with them on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram. Here are more resources that Jim Recommends: https://newenglandfarmlandfinder.org/ - https://sustainableagriculture.net/ - https://nfu.org/ - https://nffc.net/ - https://healfoodalliance.org/ - https://www.soulfirefarm.org/ - www.http://foodchainworkers.org/ Finally, Farmer Doug opines about the loss of 2,000 acres of farmland lost every year to residential development.


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