The Issue: Farmers Need & Deserve our Support
Farmers make up less than 2% of the US population. That's it.
98% of the 2 million farms in the US are family owned and operated.
11% of farmers are serving or have served in the US military.
Farmers see only 8 cents of every dollar spent on food at home and away from home.
Farmers are 3.5 times more likely to commit suicide than the general public.
To build a community that supports farmers by recognizing them, celebrating them and knowing their stories.
To unite that community on Instagram through social media that shares the hashtag #forfarmers.
To raise awareness about all that farmers do through podcasts, stories on blogs and social media, and an active community united #forfarmers.
To contribute financial support from the #forfarmers community directly to farmers who need it most.
TO BUILD A MOVEMENT
that makes being #forfarmers a part of daily life!
To make sure that 100% of our farmers feel seen, heard, appreciated, valued & important as an essential part of our society & that they are well-supported in their work.