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Category: Impact

  • Posted on May 4, 2016

    We invite you to view this inspiring video for an insider’s view of the successful 2016 Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference held earlier this year in St. Paul, Minnesota. Attendees at this conference represented more than 13 ethnic and cultural groups, including African American, Bhutanese, Burundi, Karen, Latino, Lebanese, Native American, and Nepalese. Click here to watch […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2016

    One way farmers can protect themselves against losing all of their income due to bad weather is with USDA’s Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, known as NAP. NAP is administered by USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA). NAP is a voluntary program. Hli Xyooj, Senior Staff Attorney with Farmers’ Legal Action Group, will be leading a workshop […]

  • Posted on December 3, 2015

    Recordkeeping is essential to the successful operation of any farm. However, a good recordkeeping system is one that you, the user, are comfortable with and is suited for your farming business. FLAG is pleased to announce the release of an updated farmers’ recordkeeping toolkit, Recordkeeping Instructions and Templates for Small-Scale Fruit and Vegetable Growers containing instructions and […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2015

    Check out what FLAG has been up to recently.

  • Posted on September 1, 2015

    Did you know that FLAG’s Senior Staff Attorney Hli Xyooj is a Food Champion? Hli Xyooj (pronounced “lee zhung”), who served on the steering committee for the Minnesota Food Charter, says this about her work: “As I assist people with their farm and legal issues, I’m also helping them to navigate poverty issues at the […]

  • Posted on June 11, 2015

    Significant changes have been made to USDA’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) for the 2015 crop year. Many of these changes come from the 2014 Farm Bill while others were added by USDA as amendments to the NAP regulations and agency handbooks. Please click here to read FLAG’s overview of the changes. The most publicized […]

  • Posted on February 9, 2015

    Streamed live on Apr 18, 2013. The National Young Farmers Coalition partnered with Farmers’ Legal Action Group (FLAG) to host a Google Hangout on apprenticeship (and internship) legal questions. The video aired on April 18, 2013 and can be viewed any time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3caCN1EMSU

  • Posted on February 3, 2015

    Feb. 7 & 8 (Sat. & Sun.)         1890 Buford Avenue     St. Paul, MN     (U of MN campus) For details, visit the conference website. Minority and immigrant farmers are invited to participate in the 10th Annual Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference. This two-day conference provides education and resources to small farm operators, and […]

  • Posted on December 15, 2014

    Click link to read: Susan Stokes receives Minnesota Justice Foundation Award

  • Posted on March 19, 2014

    The 9th Annual Immigrant and Minority Farmers conference was held on February 1-2 in St. Paul, MN, with attendees from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio. The number of registrants totaled 160 on Saturday and 137 on Sunday, of which 60 percent were immigrant and minority farmers, and the remainder being sponsors, exhibitors, presenters, interpreters and volunteers. The entire […]