Farmers face many challenges trying to grow quality food in the midst of rapid climate change, storms, and economic instability. Jackson sheds light on how community gardens can create a network for rural and urban farmers to build local food systems in their communities.
The permit allows farms to bypass individual water quality review and public hearing processes when installing an anaerobic digester.
North Carolina residents, researchers, and farmers say the rapidly growing industry distracts from a massive hog waste problem—and the public health risks that it causes.
With little to no protection from their employers or the state during the pandemic, a mother-daughter community health worker duo has helped launch and lead vaccination events.
In an industry benefiting white farmers, Tierra Fértil roots a growing Latino community in Henderson County, N.C.
COVID-19 outbreaks seized the farmworker community last year. The state is finally stepping up with the help of nonprofits and local health departments.
Yesenia Cuello was raised a first-generation American near the tobacco field where she toiled as a kid. Now she’s leading a fight for the protections she needed. This story is published in partnership with Enlace Latino NC. Léalo en Español en Enlace Latino NC. When Yesenia Cuello was 17, she took a photo. In it, […]