Uprooted Episode 23: Ag and Rural Budgets and Infrastructure

The Trump administration recently released their proposed budget as well as an infrastructure plan that falls well short of the President's campaign promises. Ben Lilliston blogged about both proposals and joins Josh to talk about how they are deficient for Ag and Rural communities, and what should be done to increase resiliency for the farm and rural economy. 

Uprooted Episode 7: Principles of a Sustainable Farm Bill

The Farm Bill is a massive piece of legislation that affects everyone – and Congress is writing it now. It’s not surprising that, as such a wide-reaching bill, the Farm Bill has big implications for climate change. It is the largest investment in working lands and the primary method for addressing the environmental impacts of farms and ranches.

Farm to Head Start at Reach Up in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Child care providers and early care settings often have a variety of reasons for participating in Farm to Early Care activities. For Haley Anderson, Nutrition Services Coordinator at Reach Up Head Start in St. Cloud, developing personal relationships with local fruit and vegetable growers was a primary motivator.