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For more than sixty years, we’ve been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing our findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest option for people and the planet.

Our research
Our Farming Systems Trial® is the longest-running side-by-side U.S. study comparing conventional chemical agriculture with organic methods. What have we found? Organic yields match conventional and outperform them in years of drought and environmental distress. New areas of study include rates...

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Rural Action was formed in 1991 out of a citizen action organization, the Appalachian Ohio Public Interest Campaign (AOPIC). AOPIC members organized and trained grassroots groups to advocate on issues of economic and environmental justice. This work included testifying before Congress regarding laws concerned with protecting water resources from the effects of longwall mining and protecting those whose land was being affected by surface mining.

In 1992, the group redefined itself as a member-based development organization renamed Rural Action. A strategic planning process resulted in the creation of a guiding document to promote a...

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The Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA’s mission is to cultivate markets, policies, and communities that sustain thriving, socially just, and environmentally sound family farms. RAFI works nationally and internationally, focusing on North Carolina and the southeastern United States. RAFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Pittsboro, North Carolina and incorporated in 1990.

Our vision:

  • Family farmers have the power to earn a fair and dependable income.
  • Everyone who labors in agriculture is respected, protected, and valued by society.
  • Air, water, and soil are...
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Rural Advantage is a Nonprofit Corporation formed under MN Statutes, Chapter 317A on November 13, 2003. Rural Advantage was started to provide a vehicle to continue the 3rd Crop Initiative when the Blue Earth River Basin Initiative [BERBI] discontinued on December 31, 2006.Rural Advantage’s mission is to promote the connections between agriculture, the environment and rural communities in order to improve ecological health, economic viability and rural vitality. Objectives include:

  • Advance landscape diversification to improve ecological
    health, rural vitality and farm profitability.
  • Cultivate a more sustainable...
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The Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural is an alliance of farmers, farmworkers, indigenous, migrant, and working people from the United States, Mexico, Canada, and beyond working together toward a new society that values unity, hope, people, and land.

Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural is one of the most grassroots-oriented and culturally-diverse of rural organizations. With over 60 grassroots member organizations we serve as a critical advocacy voice of African-American, American-Indian, Asian-American, Euro-American, Latino, and women farmers, ranchers, farmworkers, and rural communities throughout the U.S. Through our shared efforts, we...

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