No Farms No Future Podcast
“No Farms No Future” gets to the heart of America’s food system. Each episode will illuminate a pressing issue faced by farmers and ranchers: How can we protect farmland against threats like development? How can we promote equitable access to farmland, especially for BIPOC, queer, and female farmers? And why is farmland a solution to the climate crisis, but only if we get farming right? Hear from farmers and ranchers as they make the tough decisions that will shape their future—and ours. Tune in for monthly episodes, created in collaboration with American Farmland Trust and Heritage Radio Network.
About the host
John Piotti has worked at the forefront of sustainable agriculture since the early 1990s. He is the President and CEO of American Farmland Trust, which helped create the conservation agriculture movement. Under John’s leadership, AFT has engaged in the most comprehensive study of American land use ever conducted, helped secure billions of dollars in federal funding to protect farmland and promote climate-smart agriculture, and launched initiatives that advance regenerative farming practices and support next generation farmers. Prior to joining AFT, John served as President of Maine Farmland Trust and as House Majority Leader of the Maine State Legislature.