Blog

Keep up with the latest policy news, USDA Funding Announcements, and food systems happenings in the Northeast.

Want to share a blog post from your corner of the Northeast sustainable farm and food movement? Contact Tracy Lerman at tracy@nesawg.org.

Oct 12, 2017

The Equal Exchange Action Forum is a space within Equal Exchange for individuals to join a virtual and physical community to network, learn, and challenge the injustices within our food system. It’s a vehicle to build an authentic and democratic community, and a tool to foster relationships that will connect us to each other and our food. Despite the system’s power to commodify every aspect of our lives, including our ability to connect with one another, here we have the opportunity to create something anew.

Aug 28, 2017

​Dr. Samina Raja is a global leader in food systems planning.

Aug 11, 2017

Welcome Cheyenna Layne Weber!

Jul 21, 2017

NESAWG welcomes new board members Heber Brown and Diana Robinson!

May 27, 2017

Trump's proposed budget cuts would spell disaster for rural America.

Apr 21, 2017

The National Black Farmers Association Scholarship Program application deadline for the 2017-18 academic year is April 28, 2017.

Mar 28, 2017

Join the 21-Day Challenge April 9-29 to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits.

Mar 21, 2017

Nominations for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Committee and the Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers are due Friday March 31.

Mar 01, 2017

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is soliciting proposals for their Community Food Systems Conference.

Feb 14, 2017

The Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network connects and supports small meat processors helping them thrive.