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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Majority of American voters want their beef labeled with country-of-origin

Majority of American voters want their beef labeled with country-of-origin

A recently released poll confirms what we’ve known for years: American voters want their beef labeled with country-of-origin. The poll, conducted by Morning Consult...
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Northern Plains takes on meatpacker corruption in D.C. hearing

Northern Plains takes on meatpacker corruption in D.C. hearing

On April 27, Grass Range rancher and Northern Plains member Gilles Stockton testified before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture about beef industry corruption. Gilles' fearless...
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Reforming a Rigged American Beef Market

Reforming a Rigged American Beef Market

The American beef market is a rigged system. Global corporations are using corrupt, illegal practices to overcharge consumers, fraudulently label imported beef, and steal from ranchers. Read on to learn why we should act now to stand up for family agriculture, healthy food, consumers’ rights, and Montana’s working landscapes by restoring fairness, competition, and dignity to our cattle markets.

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Montana cattle ranchers struggling despite record beef prices

Montana cattle ranchers struggling despite record beef prices

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Northern Plains rancher talks cattle market corruption on national NPR broadcast

Northern Plains rancher talks cattle market corruption on national NPR broadcast

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Bull Mountain residents respond to federal criminal sentencing of Signal Peak Energy

Bull Mountain residents respond to federal criminal sentencing of Signal Peak Energy

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Northern Plains ranching members are focus of New York Times podcast

Northern Plains ranching members are focus of New York Times podcast

  The New York Times most popular podcast, The Daily, just released a one-hour episode exploring a century of family ranchers fighting the corporate...
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Northern Plains ranchers elevate broken cattle market system in The New York Times

Northern Plains ranchers elevate broken cattle market system in The New York Times

Northern Plains ranching members made a big splash on the front page of The New York Times on December 27. Steve Charter, Annika Charter,...
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Northern Plains ranch family talks cattle market corruption on New York Times “The Daily” podcast

Northern Plains ranch family talks cattle market corruption on New York Times “The Daily” podcast

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New York Times features Northern Plains ranchers fighting cattle market corruption

New York Times features Northern Plains ranchers fighting cattle market corruption

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