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Sep 13, 2014, 11:00 ET

Farm Aid 2014 Celebrates Innovation of Family Farmers; Cites N.C. as Example of Adaptability

North Carolina family farmers are building a farm and food system that is fair for all and strengthens our health, our environment and our economy,...

Sep 10, 2014, 04:00 ET

Food From Family Farms Stars at Farm Aid 2014

 Farm Aid 2014, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Sept. 13, will bring together an all-star lineup and more than 20,000 fans to shine a spotlight...

Sep 08, 2014, 12:14 ET

Farm Aid 2014 to Be Televised Live Exclusively on AXS TV

Farm Aid announced today that AXS TV will be the exclusive television broadcaster of Farm Aid 2014, to be presented live in high definition (HD) on...

Aug 28, 2014, 04:00 ET

Deadline Approaching For Farm Aid Media Credentials

Farm Aid's deadline for members of the media to make advance requests for credentials to attend its 2014 food and music festival is set for...

Aug 13, 2014, 04:00 ET

Gary Clark Jr. Joins The Lineup For Farm Aid 2014 Coming To North Carolina

Gary Clark Jr., Todd Snider and the Raelyn Nelson Band will join Farm Aid at its annual benefit concert at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Saturday,...

Jul 24, 2014, 00:05 ET

Farm Aid Music And Food Festival Heads To North Carolina On Sat. Sept. 13

Farm Aid announced today that its annual benefit festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, N.C.,...

Dec 19, 2013, 11:28 ET

2013 Farm Aid Grants Support Organizations That Are Transforming The Farm And Food System

 Farm Aid today announced that it distributed $573,514 in grant program funding this year. Farm Aid provided grants to 73 family farm and rural...

Oct 21, 2013, 16:33 ET

Farm Aid Issues Emergency Grants to Farmers and Ranchers in Colorado and South Dakota

Family Farm Organization Says Government Shutdown Worsened Impact As farmers in Colorado deal with serious flood damage and ranchers in South...

Sep 21, 2013, 11:00 ET

Farm Aid 2013 Calls on All Eaters to Contribute to a Healthier Food System

Sold-Out Benefit Festival Highlights "Role for Everyone" in Strengthening Family Farm Agriculture to Benefit Health, Economy and Environment...

Sep 19, 2013, 15:50 ET

Farm Aid: CDC Antibiotic Resistance Report Confirms Health Threat From Factory Farms

Family Farm Organization Calls on FDA to Take Swift Regulatory Action In response to the first-ever Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Sep 16, 2013, 23:50 ET

Food From Family Farms Stars at Farm Aid 2013

Upstate New York Farmers, Businesses and Organizations Bring Local Flavors to All-Day Music Festival Farm Aid 2013 at Saratoga...

Sep 09, 2013, 12:26 ET

Deadline Approaching For Farm Aid Media Credentials

All Advance Requests for Credentials for Farm Aid 2013 Must be Received by September 12 Farm Aid's deadline for media and photographers to...

Sep 05, 2013, 15:15 ET

Farm Aid Invites Fans to Connect on the #Road2FarmAid

Jamey Johnson and Additional Artists Join Lineup for Sept. 21 Festival to be Broadcast on FarmAid.org and SiriusXM  The #Road2FarmAid,...

Jul 03, 2013, 12:51 ET

Farm Aid 2013 Is Sold Out

Farm Aid announced today that the organization has sold all of the available tickets for Farm Aid 2013, the family farm benefit festival scheduled...

Jun 24, 2013, 04:00 ET

Farm Aid Announces Star-Studded Lineup For Its 2013 Music And Food Festival

Today, Farm Aid announced a stellar lineup for its 2013 music and food festival, scheduled for Sept. 21 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC)...

Jun 14, 2013, 04:00 ET

Farm Aid Music And Food Festival Heads To New York On Sept. 21

Farm Aid announced today that its annual benefit concert will return to the Northeast on Saturday, Sept. 21, taking place at the Saratoga...

Dec 12, 2012, 10:14 ET

Farm Aid's 2012 Grants Focus On Growing Family Farm Agriculture And A New Generation Of Farmers

Farm Aid today announced that 67 family farm and rural service organizations received $532,300 from its grant program during 2012. These...

Sep 22, 2012, 12:00 ET

Farm Aid 2012: "We The People Want Good Food From Family Farms"

Sold-Out Annual Benefit Concert Calls for Policies and Practices That Respond to Growing Public Demand for Family Farm Food    At a...

Sep 19, 2012, 10:43 ET

Food From Family Farms Stars At Farm Aid 2012

Food From Family Farms Stars At Farm Aid 2012 Central Pennsylvania Farmers, Businesses and Organizations Bring Local Flavor to All-Day Music...

Sep 11, 2012, 12:58 ET

Farm Aid 2012 is Sold Out, Special Behind-the-Scenes Webcast to Air on www.farmaid.org

Jamey Johnson and Grace Potter & the Nocturnals Join Sept. 22 Lineup  With more than 29,000 tickets sold, Farm Aid 2012 is...