Apply for our Legal Education Associate position!

Please consider applying to become our newest staff member this fall. Farm Commons is eager to welcome a Legal Education Associate to our team!

Communications Manager Open Position Announcement

Please join our team! Farm Commons is thrilled to announce that our organization is ready to hire a Communications Manager. Farm Commons is proud of its sought…

Get your spot in Discovering Resilience and Guiding Resilience Today

Registration is now open for our 2021-2022 workshop lineup! Registration is now open! Get your spot in Discovering Resilience and Guiding Resilience for 2021…

Consider joining our team!

We're adding a team member. Are you the person we're looking for? Farm Commons is adding a new communications-based team member to our small but mighty crew!

The United States Supreme Court tips balance between CA farm workers’ rights to organize and private property.

On June 23rd, the United States Supreme Court shifted the balance of power between those organizing farm workers and those asserting private property rights.

Northwestern states adopt emergency rules to protect workers from heat-related injuries

Heat is no joke for those who work outside, and this summer’s heat wave has made it not just uncomfortable but downright dangerous. As estimated 119 people in…

Colorado passes Farmworker Bill of Rights

At the end of June, Colorado’s governor, Jared Polis, signed into law Senate Bill 87, knows as the Farmworker Bill of Rights. In a country where around 83%

Backyard Farm pays out $337,000 of back wages

Can you imagine if you suddenly had to come up with $337,000 to pay back wages and fines? This is what one farm in Maine is facing. Although we aren’t privy to…

BIPOC farmers loan forgiveness program sits stalled in litigation

In March, Congress unveiled its American Rescue Plan Act, and along with many COVID-related relief programs was a promise to help redress America’s sordid…

Gleaning an Understanding of Employment Law and Food Security

With the growing season underway and food insecurity still high, many organizations and farms are looking at gleaning opportunities this summer.