The Biggest Discrimination Case in Ag History
This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler and guest co-host Talia Ralph are on the line with Anurag Varma, attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP who has been an instrumental part of what is considered the biggest discrimination case in agricultural history, Pigford v.
The Birth of Sugar House Creamery
Margot Brooks started her farming career as a cheesemaker at Consider Bardwell Farm in West Pawlet, Vermont and then decided to start her own operation, Sugar House Creamery - an old Adirondack dairy farm that her and partner Alex Eaton have turned into a farmstead creamery.
Roy Cowherd of Buster Creek Farm
Buster Creek Farm owns 160 acres but farm about 800 now, 100% Angus/Hereford beef cattle. They mainly lease and restore busted dairy farms for hay, clover, etc. and normally run a herd of about 200, soon to be twice that. Just like Kinderhook and Grazin' Angus, they're in
The Federation of Southern Cooperatives
This week on The Farm Report, Erin Fairbanks is talking with Mircha King of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives about the Pigford case- a class action lawsuit alleging racial discrimination on the part of the USDA concerning the distribution of loans and credits.