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New England Farmers Union works to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life of family farmers, fishermen, foresters, nursery growers and consumers in all six New England states.
Grassroots Democracy — NEFU’s 2013 Convention a great success!
NEFU’s Annual Convention was held December 6-7, 2013 in Newport, RI. Members updated NEFU’s Policy Book and established priorities for 2014. Presentations included a federal policy update, a report on 2013 accomplishments, a discussion of agricultural labor law, and an overview of efforts to engage co-ops and producers in increasing healthy foods access for lower income communities. Links to the final 2014 policy book coming soon.
Check out our latest blog post below. . .
U P C O M I N G E V E N T S
Read NEFU’s Farm Bill priorities here.
Members, helped shape our policy priorities at our Annual Convention December 6-7 in Newport, RI. Our 2014 Policy Book will be posted soon.
Great news! The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it will be making significant changes to two of its proposed rules to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act – the Produce Safety Rule and the Preventive Controls Rule. The New England Farmers Union (NEFU) and other grassroots policy organizations mounted a major campaign… Read more
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