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View Resource A Time to Act: A Report of the USDA National Commission on Small Farms

This recently published United States Department of Agriculture National Commission on Small Farms document (MP-1545) (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] or WordPerfect format only) is the result of the work of a 30-member commission appointed by US Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman in July 1997. The commission held a series of nine public hearings and meetings all over the US. Their 146 recommendations...

https://www.iatp.org/documents/a-time-to-act-a-report-of-the...
View Resource Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

With all of the talk about the demise of the family farm, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has decided to step in to create this campaign to inform citizens about their own local farmers. The basic idea behind this initiative is to "create new economic opportunities by better connecting consumers with local producers." On their homepage, visitors can check out profiles of farmers...

https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/archive/tag/know-your-farmer