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Emboldening state legislators and partners to cultivate healthy rural communities and a more equitable, accessible, ecologically responsible food and farm system.

Join the Cohort for Rural Opportunity and Prosperity (CROP)

The CROP is the only cross-state cohort of state legislators in the country dedicated to working on progressive agriculture, rural, environmental and food policy. It is a space for state legislators to convene, connect, and collaborate to protect and cultivate equitable and thriving communities through socially and ecologically responsible rural, agriculture, and food policy.

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Showing up for Rural Americans

For decades, federal policymakers have made decisions to disinvest in rural communities, but many of the decisions that most directly impact the lives of rural people are made at the state level. Learn how state legislators can use the Blueprint for Rural Policy Action in the States to create the thriving America of tomorrow.

How States Can Support Rural People

CROP Legislators Lead on Progressive Ag Policy

From food access to farm worker rights, and from Black farmer justice to holding corporate polluters accountable, CROP legislators lead their states in progressive ag policy to benefit all communities.

SiX legislators working for just food systems.

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