Debbie Weingarten is a TalkPoverty Fellow, former vegetable farmer, and a freelance writer based out of Tucson, Ariz. Follow her on Twitter @cactuswrenwrite.
America’s Dairy Farmers are Struggling and Unsupported
When Lorraine Lewandrowski drives from her Herkimer County dairy farm to her law office each day, she notices the changes happening across rural upstate New York. “When I grew up here, we... MORE
Rural America · June 27, 2018
Rural Emergency: Hospital Closures Are Putting Farmers Out of Business
Kendra Colburn spent a decade uninsured. During those years, she worked as a carpenter near her hometown in rural Vermont, earning just enough that she didn’t qualify for low-income health care,... MORE
Rural America · April 4, 2018