Elizabeth Henderson co-authored The Real Dirt and Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture. She farms in Newark, New York, and has been involved in CSA farming for more than 15 years.
How Can We Achieve Food Sovereignty If Small Farms Cant Survive?
Lets talk about the elephant in the room: why arent more small farms thriving without off-farm income? If US workers dont want to work on farms and the flow from abroad is slowing, who will do farm work? How can we balance the needs of farmers, farmworkers and low-income eaters?
Elizabeth Henderson: Organic farmer, on boards of NOFA-NY and Agricultural Justice Project.
Jessica Culley: CATA General Coordinator, 17 years organizing for farm workers.