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 & 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 & Movement that supports farmers by recognizing them, celebrating them and knowing their stories.
To raise awareness about farmers and to dispel myths and misinformation through podcasts and social media.
To direct financial support from the For Farmers community directly to farmers who need it most.
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.