National Farmers Union scholarships are available for NEFU members. Click here for details.
Welcome to New England Farmers Union!
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. Check out our latest blog post below!
U P C O M I N G E V E N T S
NEFU’s Legislative Committee has developed a set of Farm Bill priorities. NEFU members are engaged in Farm Bill debates, so check back often.
Urban Agriculture on the Cover of Country Folks
See New England Farmers Union Board Member and urban farmer Tess Brown-Lavoie on the cover of the Sept. 10 issue of Country Folks.
Senators, Please Support Key Farm Bill Amendments to Make the Farm Bill Even Better for New England!
New England Farmers Union (NEFU) wants to thank the New England delegation for their efforts to ensure that the 2013 Farm Bill truly serves New England’s farmers and consumers! NEFU has been working hard over the past several weeks to bring the voice of New England’s family farmers and fishermen into the 2013 Farm Bill… Read more
Send a Farmer to DC in 2013 — Donate Today!
Twice a year NEFU members have the opportunity to meet with members of Congress and their staff and to educate them about the issues facing small farms in New England. Lawmakers listen to personal accounts from farmers about how federal policy directly affects their livelihoods. Click here to learn more about sending a farmer to Washington.
New England Farmers Union Blasts Farm Bill Extension
New England farmers received a sour New Year’s surprise when a short-term extension of the 2008 farm bill was attached and passed along with the fiscal cliff deal. See the full press release here.
NEFU Surveys House and Senate Candidates
New England Farmers Union (NEFU) surveyed key House and Senate candidates on issues of importance to farmers, fisherman and consumers in our region. Responses were received by the following campaigns: