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Month: January 2014

  • Posted on January 31, 2014

    The Dakota/Washington/Ramsey/Scott County FSA Office will once again be hosting a NAP signup day in St. Paul. This day is designed to provide an alternative to coming to the Farmington FSA Service for producers wishing to enroll in NAP for the 2014 crop year. Interpretive services will be provided. FSA requests any interested producers to schedule an appointment […]

  • Posted on January 28, 2014

    FLAG submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture on behalf of Hmong National Development, Inc. (HND), the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI), the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), the Rural Coalition, and the Community Food and Justice Coalition (CFJC) regarding the proposed amendment, published at 78 Federal Register 78,788 (December 27, 2013), concerning Nondiscrimination […]

  • Posted on January 9, 2014

    St. Paul, Minnesota— Minority and immigrant farmers are invited to participate in the 9th Annual Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference. Hosted by the Minnesota Food Association, USDA-Farm Service Agency and USDA- Natural Resources Conservation Service, the two-day conference provides education and resources to small farm operators and fosters relationships between farmers and community partners. Major […]

  • Posted on January 5, 2014

    Star Tribune Op-Ed by Ly Vang and Susan E. Stokes Ly Vang was Executive Director of the former Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women in Minnesota (AAHWM); and Susan E. Stokes is an attorney and Executive Director of Farmers’ Legal Action Group (FLAG). If you walk through the emerging bounty of your local farmers’ market […]

  • Posted on January 4, 2014

    Click to open link: Thanks ltr from Mayor Chris Coleman

  • Posted on January 3, 2014

    Click link to view award: Farm Aid – FLAG Certificate of Honor

  • Posted on January 3, 2014

    Click here to read: Walter Mondale letter to Susan Stokes – FLAG’s 20th Anniversary

  • Posted on January 2, 2014

    Click link to read: Message from Minnesota farmer Steven Read