Progress on the 2018 Farm Bill

For people of faith, farming holds an elevated vocation in a nation’s economy, precisely because food production is necessary for…

Blog

Farming Opportunities for Veterans

Veterans Day, observed annually on November 11, honors all the military men and women who have served our country. There are…

Blog

Agriculturist Turned Pastoral Scholar Part I

While I love listening to stories, I have just never developed the knack for telling them. The stories I told…

Blog

Dignity of Farmworkers: Response to Washington Post

In our recent blog postings, FAQ: Does the Church Care About Animals?, we began with the Church’s perspective on the care…

Blog

FAQ: Does the Church Care About Animals? Part II

  As a voice for family farmers over many decades, Catholic Rural Life is asked by bishops and members of…

Blog

The State of the Female Farmer: A Closer Look at Women in Agriculutre

  This article is from our Fall 2015 magazine, “Rural Women: The Feminine Genius in the Countryside.” To order your copy, visit…

Blog

USDA Report Warns Climate Change Likely to Impede Progress on Global Food Security

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a report at the start of the Paris climate change talks on global…

Blog

4 Reasons to Celebrate Food Co-Ops this Month

Co-op Month has been celebrated annually in October across the United States for more than half a century. Each October,…

Blog