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Dec 07, 2016, 09:59 ET Farm Aid Invests In Family Farm Organizations Building A Stronger Food And Farm System Through Annual Grants

Farm Aid today announced that it distributed more than half a million dollars in grant funding this year, investing in organizations working to...


Sep 17, 2016, 11:00 ET Farm Aid 2016 Showcases Powerful Community Partnerships That Support Good Food From Family Farms

 Recognizing that severe economic conditions threaten commodity farmers across the country, Farm Aid 2016, which took place today at Jiffy Lube...


Sep 14, 2016, 17:13 ET Food from Regional Family Farms Stars at Farm Aid 2016

Farm Aid 2016, at Jiffy Lube Live on Saturday, Sept. 17, will bring together an all-star lineup and 20,000 fans to shine a spotlight on good food...


Sep 09, 2016, 06:05 ET Farm Aid Partners With Legends Hospitality to Serve HOMEGROWN Concessions® at Farm Aid 2016 at Jiffy Lube Live Sept. 17

 Farm Aid announced today that it will partner with Legends Hospitality to bring family farm food to festivalgoers in the DMV (District,...


Sep 06, 2016, 05:00 ET Deadline Approaching For Farm Aid Media Credentials

BRISTOW, Va., Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid's deadline for advance media credential requests to cover its 2016 music and...


Jun 21, 2016, 04:00 ET Farm Aid's Music And Food Festival Heads To The Washington, DC, Area On Sat. Sept. 17

 Farm Aid announced today that its annual food and music festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va.,...


Dec 01, 2015, 04:00 ET Farm Aid Announces Grants To Empower Family Farm Organizations Strengthening Our Food And Farm System

Farm Aid today announced that it distributed more than half a million dollars in grant program funding this year, investing in organizations...


Oct 28, 2015, 13:10 ET Farm Aid Issues Emergency Grants To Farmers And Ranchers In South Carolina

 As South Carolina farmers deal with the aftermath of historic rainfall and flooding that occurred in early October, Farm Aid has activated its...


Sep 15, 2015, 11:12 ET Food From Family Farms Stars at Farm Aid 30

Farm Aid 30, at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Sept. 19, will bring together an all-star lineup and more than 26,000 fans to shine...


Sep 08, 2015, 12:24 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 30th anniversary music and food festival is set...


Sep 03, 2015, 14:49 ET Farm Aid Partners With Legends Hospitality to Present HOMEGROWN Concessions® at Farm Aid 30 in Chicago Sept. 19

Farm Aid announced today that it will partner with Legends Hospitality to bring family farm food to concertgoers at Farm Aid 30 in Chicago on...


Feb 06, 2015, 04:00 ET At Grammy Foundation® Gala, Farm Aid Founder Willie Nelson Announces 30th Anniversary Concert September 19

 Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp last night announced that the 30th annual Farm Aid celebration will take place this...


Dec 18, 2014, 11:58 ET Farm Aid Announces Grants To Empower Family Farmers Leading Change In Our Food And Farm System

Farm Aid today announced that it distributed more than half a million dollars in grant program funding this year, investing in organizations...


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...