The road that weaves its way to John Hamner’s Middletown office is little more than a functional strip of asphalt these days. But for a visitor driving along it to see Hamner, the burnt landscape bordering the road is a relentless reminder of the devastating fires that swarmed the area in September.
By Elizabeth Zach, staff writer Lalitha Vish farms a small plot of land in the heart of Silicon Valley and . . .
In the past three decades the number of women-operated farms has increased substantially in the nation. Between 1978 and 2007, when the last agriculture census was completed, the number of women-operated farms in the U.S. grew from 306,200 to nearly a million. Who are these women? RCAC staff writer and Stanford fellow, Elizabeth Zach, traveled the rural West to find out.
By Sarah Buck, RCAC project coordinator Utah’s annual statewide Comprehensive Report on Homelessness was recently released and, for the first . . .
Since 2008, when she graduated from the University of Wisconsin’s law school, Beaman has lived in the Coachella Valley and has dedicated herself, wholeheartedly, to bringing affordable and sustainable housing to regional farmworkers living across California’s Coachella Valley.