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 50 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 were able to secure more than 30 sections of policies in the 2008 Farm Bill that provide a seat at the table in agriculture for the producers, farmworkers, and communities we serve.

 

Together we seek to build a more just and sustainable food system which brings fair returns to minority and other small farmers and rural communities, establishes just and fair working conditions for farmworkers, protects the environment, and brings safe and healthy food to all consumers.

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On this #NationalFarmersDay we thank family and small farmers for doing the hard work of growing our food.

We think it's time to change our food policies to support small famers & ban the factory farms harming them. @FamilyFarmCo #BanFactoryFarms https://t.co/GWrhIcxofQ

Farm Crisis USA: "A gallon of milk costs a farmer approximately $1.90 to produce, but in the last year, farmers have been receiving as little as $1.35 per gallon." via @CivilEats from @sienachrisman @AlanGuebert @cadwego @tomphilpott @michaelpollan https://t.co/WrRzgHVvOX

Community to Community (C2C) members host opening of IV National Assembly of @foodsovusa in Bellingham, WA. #usfsaIV #foodsovereignty