Country-of-Origin Labeling: fair markets, rural prosperity, and land stewardship

Country-of-Origin Labeling: fair markets, rural prosperity, and land stewardship

Consumers deserve the right to choose USA beef. Farmers and ranchers deserve the right to an honest market. Country-of-Origin Labeling is an essential part of reforming a rigged system. Read more and learn how you can take action to protect family ranching and rural prosperity.

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Stone Soup Garden: Nurturing the crop of community

Stone Soup Garden: Nurturing the crop of community

Patrick Certain co-owns and manages Stone Soup Garden, a regenerative farm founded on the connection between healthy food and intentional community.

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PRESS RELEASE: Montana ranchers take D.C., push for competitive beef markets

PRESS RELEASE: Montana ranchers take D.C., push for competitive beef markets

Daines, Tester, Rosendale, and Zinke meet with concerned producers BILLINGS, Mont. – A pair of Montana family ranchers have a longstanding beef with the lack...
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Billings KTVQ: Montana Local Food Challenge

Billings KTVQ: Montana Local Food Challenge

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Northern Plains ranchers lobby for COOL, livestock policy reforms in D.C.

Northern Plains ranchers lobby for COOL, livestock policy reforms in D.C.

Member-ranchers Steve Charter (Shepherd) and Gilles Stockton (Grass Range) joined ranchers from other Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC) groups in Wyoming and North...
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Jeanie Alderson: Fraudulent meat labeling hurts our economy and our climate

Jeanie Alderson: Fraudulent meat labeling hurts our economy and our climate

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Northern Plains members organize a listening session on the Farm Bill

Northern Plains members organize a listening session on the Farm Bill

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“They’re Doing Fraud”: Meat Producers Weigh in on USA Labels

“They’re Doing Fraud”: Meat Producers Weigh in on USA Labels

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USDA rule would reform ‘Made in USA’ meat labeling

USDA rule would reform ‘Made in USA’ meat labeling

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Yellowstone Valley Food Hub featured in Billings Gazette

Yellowstone Valley Food Hub featured in Billings Gazette

The Yellowstone Valley Food Hub started back in 2011 when Annika Charter-Williams, a Roundup rancher, and several other producers started a local food-buying club. Later, the Yellowstone Valley Citizens Council, an affiliate of the Northern Plains Resource Council, began helping producers organize the Food Hub.

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Reflecting on the true history of Thanksgiving

Reflecting on the true history of Thanksgiving

For many, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones, celebrate our connections, and reflect on how much we have to be grateful for. This ritual is a tradition woven deeply into many families and communities. As an organization devoted to community, Northern Plains appreciates how meaningful the Thanksgiving holiday is for many of us. However, we are equally devoted to facing and telling hard truths, and we are deeply committed to ensuring that we do not perpetuate harm.

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Green Share Garden Project: Building community through food in Lewistown

Green Share Garden Project: Building community through food in Lewistown

Almost 10 years ago when Central Montana Resource Council (CMRC) was just a new affiliate, a group of members interested in regenerative agriculture were...
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