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Pandemic School Food Impacts Student Health

by Rhyann Green

One of the primary challenges schools across the country faced when transitioning to remote learning was how to feed students. Now, as students ... Read More

US Schools Grapple with School Meal Programs

by Rhyann Green

On July 9, the CDC published updated recommendations and guidance for the upcoming school year, emphasizing the importance of making a return to ... Read More

ASFC UPDATE: Millers Peer Learning Group

By Michelle Ajamian

ASFC’s Millers Peer Learning Group’s monthly meet ups have been enriched by short video tours of member mills and discussions about operations. ... Read More

ASFC Policy Brief: USDA calls for comments about resilient supply chains

By Michelle Ajamian

Last month, we realized that the USDA’s call comments on President Biden’s executive order to develop resilient food supply chains was a ... Read More

Rural Action

Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance’s heritage grain trials


A grain revival is underway in the Southwest, and The Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance’s Heritage Grain Trials Program is offering over 250 varieties of grain ... Read More

ASFC Updates


Neighbor Loaves (& Meals)

As spring began, our work at the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative took to connecting several new local businesses to our Neighbor Loaves ... Read More

Rural Action

Policy Briefs

Update: Biden’s infrastructure proposals

by Rhyann Green

On March 31, President Biden proposed The American Jobs Plan. The bill outlines $2.25 trillion dollars to be devoted ... Read More

Primary Beans

by Lily Roby

Revitalizing the use of local beans in home cooking— that’s what Primary Beans is all about. Currently based in California’s Bay Area, with ... Read More

Profile: Gary Paul Nabhan

by Kiah Easton

While Gary Nabhan’s website describes him as a pioneer in the local food and heirloom seed saving movement, the statement barely encompasses the ... Read More

Borderlands reveal Indigenous food legacies

by Gary Paul Nabhan

What most North Americans know of the deserts along the U.S./Mexico border is that there are zones of conflict between clashing cultures: ... Read More

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