to support an integrated communications campaign that produces and distributes content in ways that 1) increase the capacity of grassroots, multi-sector rural advocates and their national networks to address food systems change; 2) positively affect the coverage of food systems issues in local, regional, and national media; and 3) educate local, state, and national policymakers on food systems reform topics.
to support developing a communications strategy to enhance the organization’s capacity to effectively communicate with and engage the farmworker and low-wage Latino community and allies regarding important issues including food justice, immigrant justice, and workers’ rights.
Community Farm Alliance
to expand their story-based multimedia communications campaign, focused upon shifting the narrative surrounding Appalachia’s farmers and farming culture by documenting and celebrating individual farmer’s efforts, connecting current problems in modern agriculture to the forces responsible, and presenting action steps in order to help influence a brighter farm and food future through systems change.
Dakota Rural Action
to support both shifting the dominant narrative and educating citizens and decision makers regarding Food and Agriculture policy and programs by bridging Native and non-Native narrative and stories about training beginning farmers and ranchers in holistic sustainable agricultural practices and methodologies, and fighting factory farming development at the detriment of rural and low income and often ill-represented communities.
The Farmworker Association of Florida, Inc.
to support engaging the services of a consultant to work with staff in carrying out a comprehensive, integrated planning and strategy-setting process for addressing both internal and external communication needs of the organization.
HEAL Food Alliance
to support 1) communications trainings for 55 member organizations, 2) cross-sector communications development to simplify the Platform for Real Food, and 3) implementation of communications infrastructure to collectively elevate the voice, presence, and stories of people who are at the forefront of change in the food and farm justice movements, but largely invisible in mainstream media.
Illinois Stewardship Alliance
to support a comprehensive narrative training for a cohort of 25 farmer leaders and regenerative movement organizers to tell their own inspiring stories about soil’s capacity to draw down carbon and protect drinking water to non-farming policymakers and their constituents, with urgency in a way that generates action.
La Semilla Food Center
to support a community storytelling project to shape a narrative framework and messaging about the Farm Bill and how it impacts all of our lives; the community’s lived experience and wisdom will advance the public and policy narrative about the human dimensions of inequity and innovation in farm and food policy.
La Via Campesina South Asia
to support communications training programs that will lead to the formation of Peasant Communicators collectives comprising young peasant members of La Via Campesina South Asia.
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
to support creation of a Communications Fellow position, as well as the introduction of new software that will enhance the Fellow's experience and grow NSAC's overall communications capacity.
The Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance
to develop and implement a comprehensive, integrated communication strategy that 1) helps communicate the upcoming name change to the North American Marine Alliance, and 2) to build connectivity, alignment, solidarity, and collective power within our Fish Locally Collaborative (FLC) network and with other movements in the fight against the corporate takeover of the ocean, land, fishing rights, and our food systems
to enhance the organization’s digital presence, strengthen networks, and grow the coalition of Black and Brown urban farmers and gardeners in Philadelphia working for a just transition.
Organic Network (SAAFON), Atlanta, GA
Southeastern African American Farmers
to create and leverage a video series on Black ecologically sustainable farmers in the Southeastern United States 1) to strengthen SAAFON’s strategy of building collective power among the farmers so that they can lead the creation of an alternative food system rooted in progressive values; and 2) to shift the U.S. cultural narrative about the Black agrarianism as a catalyst for social change.