What is a family farmer?
The truth is that there is no hard-and-fast definition of what a family farm is. So what does Farm Aid mean when we talk about them?
Learn how many family farmers are on the land now, why we've lost so many over the past few decades, and what Farm Aid is doing to keep family farmers growing good food for all of us.
Family Farm Defenders
Learn about this Wisconsin-based organization speaking up for family farmers both in America and around the world in our newest Growing Change column.
Pete Seeger, The Sower of Seeds
Farm Aid's Executive Director, Carolyn Mugar, remembers Pete Seeger as a sower of seeds.
Social change is the cumulative result of this constant sowing, handful by handful, lyric by lyric, person by person. Pete Seeger was a fearless fighter for social justice -- for peace, for civil rights, for workers' rights, for the environment. He is an American hero who makes us stronger when we hear his voice and raise our own...
Find A Farmers Market This Winter
Despite the weather, there are hundreds of year-round and winter farmers markets running right now all over the country.
Visit our page to find one in your area — and if you know one that's missing, leave a comment and we'll add it to the list.
The Farmer Resource Network
Connects family farmers with hundreds of organizations that have ideas for diversifying and strenghtening their farms.
Whether you're looking for help writing a business plan or applying for a loan, you're interested in learning new farming methods, or you're hoping to get involved in local advocacy efforts, find it in the Farmer Resource Network.