Support your local farmers market by going and purchasing fresh organic produce, grass-fed meats, pastured raised chickens/eggs, and dairy products. These simple actions are vital to our nations history and our existence. Without high-quality farmland we are wasting one of the world’s most important resources.
The 2007 National Resources Inventory reported, America is loosing more than an acre of farmland per minute. It’s due to rapid modern developments. According to the American Farmland Trust, these working lands keep our taxes down and maintain the legacy of our agricultural heritage. We as American have a responsibility to protect this most valuae resources for future generations. Shopping in a supermarket with cold freezers and processed foods have become our norm. It’s time to go back to our heritage and buy farm fresh foods.
Helping is simple and easy. Urge Congress to protect farmland conservation funding by sending letters to your Senators or Representatives, sign petitions, donate, and most importantly go shop at your local farmers market. Make that commitment to buy locally and advocate for laws that help family farmers and their heirs — stay on their land.
For more information visit: Farmland website to gather more information.
Sign this petition to protect the farmland conservation funding.
Donate to save a family farm.
Find out who your representers are here.