National Organizations Working on Farm and Food Policy

American Farmland Trust
CATA (Farmworker Support Committee)
Center for Food Safety
Community Food Security Coalition
Environmental Defense Fund
Family Farm Defenders
Farm AID
Farmers’ Legal Action Group
Food Research and Action Center
Food Systems Network NYC
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
National Family Farm Coalition
National Organic Coalition
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Northeast Organic Farming Association
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Organic Seed Alliance
Organic Trade Association
Rural Advancement Foundation International
Rural Coalition
Wilderness Society

The 154 groups listed below signed a letter urging the rejection  of H.R.1, which would cut funds for some of the most progressive measures in the Farm Bill. You can read the letter’s text here.

Alabama State Association of Cooperatives, Forkland, AL
American Federation of Government Employees Local 3354, St. Louis, MO
Adelante Mujeres, Forest Grove, OR
Agricultural Land Based Training Association, Salinas, CA
Agricultural Missions, Inc., New York, NY
Alternative Energy Resources Organization, Helena, MT
American Grassfed Association, Denver, CO
Arkansas Land and Farm Development Corporation, Brinkley, AR
Ashland Food Cooperative, Ashland, OR
Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association, Tillery, NC
Boley Cattlemen Association, Boley, OK
California Climate and Agriculture Network, Sebastopol, CA
California Farmers Union, Turlock, CA
California Food and Justice Coalition, Oakland, CA
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, Pittsboro, NC
CASA del Llano, Inc., Hereford, TX
Center for Environmental Health, Oakland, CA
Center for Rural Affairs, Lyons, NE
Church Women United of New York, Elmira, NY
Coastal Valley Growers, Inc., Rickreall, OR
Community Alliance with Family Farmers, Davis, CA
Community CROPS, Lincoln, NE
Community Food Security Coalition, Portland, OR
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture, South Deerfield, MA
Concerned Citizens of Tillery, Tillery, NC
Cornucopia Institute, Cornucopia, WI
Cottage House Inc., Ariton, AL
Cumberland Farmer’s Market, Monteagle, TN
D.C. Farm to School Network, Washington, DC
Ecological Farming Association, Soquel, CA
Empire State Family Farm Alliance, Sharon Springs, NY
Environmental Law and Policy Center, Madison, WI
Family Farm Defenders, Madison, WI
Farm Aid, Cambridge, MA
Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Providence, RI
Farmers Market Coalition, Cockeysville, MD
Farmworker Association of Florida, Apopka, FL
Fay Penn Economic Development Council, Uniontown, PA
Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund, Atlanta, GA
Fernandez Ranch, Centerville, WA
Flats Mentor Farm, Lancaster, MA
Florida Organic Growers, Gainesville, FL
Food Animal Concerns Trust, Chicago, IL
Food Chain Workers Alliance, Los Angeles, CA
Food Democracy Now!, Clear Lake, IA
Food First/ Institute for Food and Development Policy, Oakland, CA
Food System Economic Partnership, Ann Arbor, MI
Friends of Family Farmers, Molalla, OR
Georgia Organics, Atlanta, GA
Green Earth Institute, Naperville, IL
Growing Home, Inc., Chicago, IL
Harvard Community Garden, Cambridge, MA
Illinois Stewardship Alliance, Springfield, IL
Indian Springs Farmers Cooperative, Petal, MS
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Minneapolis, MN
Intertribal Agriculture Council, Billings, MT
Iowa Farmers Union, Ames, IA
Izaak Walton League, St. Paul, MN
Just Food, New York, NY
Kansas Chapter of Family Farm Defenders, Mission, KS
Kansas Rural Center, Whiting, KS
Kiowa Native Farms LLC & Indian Country Agriculture and Resource Development
Corporation, Anadarko, OK
Kirschenmann Family Farms, Inc., Medina, ND
Land Loss Prevention Project, Durham, NC
Land Stewardship Project, Minneapolis, MN
League of Rural Voters, Minneapolis, MN
Leopold Group, S.E. Iowa chapter of the Iowa Sierra Club, Fairfield, IA
Main Street Project, Minneapolis, MN
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Unity, ME
Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society, Bangor, ME
Malama Kauai, Kilauea, HI
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Madison, WI
Michigan Farmers Union, Sparta, MI
Michigan Land Use Institute, Traverse City, MI
Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance, E. Lansing, MI
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, Spring Valley, WI
Minnesota Food Association, Marine on St. Croix, MN
Mississippi Association of Cooperatives, Jackson, MS
Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Saint Louis, MO
Missouri Organic Association, Bunceton, MO
Montgomery Countryside Alliance, Boyds, MD
Musconetcong Mountain Conservancy, NY/NJ
Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative, Okmulgee, OK
National Catholic Rural Life Conference, Des Moines, IA
National Center for Appropriate Technology, Butte, MT
National Family Farm Coalition, Washington, DC
National Hispanic Environmental Council, Alexandria, VA
National Immigrant Farming Initiative, Inc., Washington, DC
National Latino Farmers and Ranchers Trade Association, Washington, DC
National Organic Coalition, Pine Bush, NY
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, Washington, DC
National Women In Agriculture Association, Oklahoma City, OK
National Young Farmers Coalition, Red Hook, NY
Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society, Ceresco, NE
New England Farmers Union, Shelburne Falls, MA
New England Small Farm Institute, Belchertown, MA
New Mexico Acequia Association, Santa Fe, NM
No More Empty Pots, Omaha, NE
Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance, Deerfield, MA
Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey, Hillsborough, NJ
Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York, Rochester, NY
Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, Richmond, VT
Northeast Pasture Consortium, Dublin, NH
Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society, LaMoure, ND
NW Center for Alternatives to Pesticides, Eugene, OR
NY Small Scale Food Processors’ Association, New York, NY
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, Occidental, CA
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, Columbus, OH
Ohio Environmental Stewardship Alliance, Columbus, OH
Oklahoma Black Historical Research Project, Wewoka, OK
Oregon Tilth, Corvallis, OR
Organic Consumers Association, Finland, MN
Organic Farmers’ Agency for Relationship Marketing, Inc., Brussels, WI
Organic Farming Research Foundation, Washington, DC
Organización en California de Líderes Campesinas, Inc., Oxnard, CA
Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Millheim, PA
Pennypack Farm & Education Center, Horsham, PA
Pesticide Action Network North America, San Francisco, CA
Practical Farmers of Iowa, Ames, IA
Presbyterian Hunger Program, PCUSA, Louisville, KY
Renewing the Countryside, St. Paul, MN
Research, Education, Action and Policy on Food Group, Madison, WI
ResurgInt EcoLogical Sustainability Consultants, Hackettstown, NJ
Rogue Advocates, Williams, OR
Rogue Farm Corps, Ashland, OR
Roots of Change, San Francisco, CA
Rural Advancement Foundation International – USA, Pittsboro, NC
Rural Advancement Fund, Orangeburg, SC
Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural, Washington, DC
Rural Development Leadership Network, New York,NY
SEED Wayne, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Sierra Club, Washington, DC
Slow Food First Coast, St. Augustine, FL
Slow Food USA, New York, NY
Southeast Region Agribusiness and Economic Development Corporation, Inc., Fayetteville, NC
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, Fayetteville, AR
Southside Community Land Trust, Providence, RI
Support Group for Food Sovereignty and Environmental and Social Justice, Mission, KS
Sustainable Highlands NJ, Inc., Hackettstown, NJ
The Greenhorns, Rhinebeck, NY
THRIVE, Ashland, OR
Trinity Farms, Nevada, IA
Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC
United Farmers USA, Manning, SC
Upper Raritan Watershed Association, Bedminster, NJ
Upper Valley Food Co-op, White River Junction, VT
Vermont Grass Farmers Association, Randolph, VT
Virginia Association for Biological Farming, Lexington, VA
Virginia Organic Producers’ and!Consumers’ Association, Ltd., Middleburg, VA
Washington Tilth, Greenbank, WA
White River Natural Resources Conservation District, Berlin, VT
Wild Farm Alliance, Watsonville, CA
Wisconsin Farmers Union, Chippewa Falls, WI
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, Portland, OR

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