Dear Farm Aid News reader,
In an effort to further our nation's awareness about the
continuing farm crisis, Farm Aid is making changes in the
production of our bi-weekly news bulletin. Farm Aid News
will become an expanded 3-4 page monthly publication
beginning November 21, 1995.
The November issue of Farm Aid News will examine the 1995
Farm Bill, its development process, farmers' expectations,
and the White House response to proposed changes in federal
In upcoming months, Farm Aid News will continue to explore
issues affecting family farm survival, such as the rise of
factory farms and corporate concentration, as well as
sustainable agriculture and rural development.
Regular profiles of farm organizations that work directly
with farmers to create new solutions to the problems that
overwhelm our countryside will be highlighted in each news
issue. Additionally, Farm Aid News will begin providing an
extensive monthly listing of events, resources and action
We'd like to continue to give farm and rural leaders the
chance to voice their vision for a bountiful future in rural
America. If your organization has people interested in
sharing their stories and experiences, please provide the
information requested below, including the names and
telephone numbers of family farmers in your area.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Harry Smith and Gigi DiGiacomo
Farm Aid News editors
Please send the following completed information to: Gigi
DiGiacomo, FARM AID NEWS, 1313 5th St. SE, Suite 303,
Minneapolis, MN 55414-1546. Tel: (612) 379-5980. Fax: (612)
379-5982. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. We would also
appreciate receiving regularly any events that you would like
to see posted in the FARM AID NEWS bulletin as part of our
new monthly calendar.
Organization Description (one paragraph):
List Several Issues That Your Organization Is Working On:
FAMILY FARMER PROFILES
Please use another sheet of paper if necessary to provide
additional farmer profiles.
Address City, State:
Farm Description (type of operation, crops grown, etc...):
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we'd love to hear them!