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FRC

A people that do not own their own food supply, are not free.

The restoration of sustainable and self-standing food economies, in one generation, is the purpose of the 20-Year Plan. We must be able to feed ourselves with a food system that preserves the health of our people, our land, our economies - and our freedom.

 

ABOUT THE FRC

The 20-Year Plan for Food Security

The restoration of sustainable and self-standing food economies, in one generation, is the 20-Year mission of the Farm Resettlement Congress. The goal is clear. The timeline is now.

The FRC is inspired by Wendell Berry’s classic book: Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture. Read it. Then, read it again.

Many are moving in the direction of the FRC instinctively  - they are back on the land, learning to grow food, aligning with farmers, rebuilding food infrastructure, starting famers markets, nurturing relationships with their communities. They need the FRC 20-year plan to take the next step – so that young people can return to farms with confidence and we can reverse the 50-year loss of a million farms and return to feeding ourselves and our neighbors.

We are focused on the Ozarks. You can grow the dream wherever you are - or join us here.

Contact us. We’ll come to you. In the interest of authentic relationships, we do not work on the Internet or depend on electronics. Write us.

We are well aware of the irony of even having a website. And we put it here just for you, because something told us you'd check here first.

 

YOUR SUPPORT MATTERS

 

DONATE

Your contributions of time, resources, or finances help advance the mission. Write us. Tell us of your interests, your talents and your dreams. 

FRC

PO Box 434

Theodosia Mo, 65761

OUR PROGRAMS

LOCAL SEED LIBRARIES

Locally adapted; diversified.

A wise man has said local food is only as local as its seeds.

Stop the loss of plant diversity by creating a local seed library of varieties that have adapted well to local conditions and have become local favorites; teaching seed saving and preservation skills; and helping farmers and gardeners choose the best performing and the best tasting varieties.

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"You must change people's minds. And you can't just root out a harmful complex of ideas and leave a void behind; you have to give people something as meaningful as what they've lost--something that makes better sense than the old horror of Man Supreme, wiping out everything on this planet that doesn't serve his needs directly or indirectly."

Daniel Quin in Ishmael, page 249

 

WRITE US

FRC
PO Box 434
Theodosia Mo, 65761

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