Washington, March 25, 2019 – In an effort to improve mental health support for farmers, ranchers and farmworkers, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) today joined a broad coalition of leading farm and rural advocacy groups that are urging Congress to fully fund the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) in fiscal year 2020.
“This funding will be critically important in meeting the needs of farmers and ranchers as they endure increasing financial and mental stress,” the letter reads.
Read the full letter here.
About the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance
The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance seeks to accelerate the pace of change in the food industry through individual company leadership and collective support for public policies that raise the bar and inspire further action in this critical journey. As some of the world’s best-known food companies, founding members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States recognize our responsibility to drive positive change for the people who use our products, the people who supply them, and the planet on which we all rely. To learn more about the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, visit www.foodpolicyalliance.org.