The Marigold Project
American Agricultural Movement (AAM) Hat
Proceeds from the sale of this hat will go towards AAM's efforts in farmer organizing and new farmer training! If you want to give an additional gift to support this effort, visit The Marigold Project and note 'AAM' in the comment section to ensure our work goes further.
The American Agriculture Movement (AAM) was formed in 1977 in response to Congressional legislation entailing four years of farm prices below the cost of production. In many states, farmers organized protests, strikes, pickets, boycotts, and marches on state capitols and on Washington, D.C. (1977-1979). In February 1979, thousands of farmers converged on Washington, D.C., in a tractorcade organized by AAM. Following this event, the AAM established a Washington office to bring farmers' voices to Congress and the Administration.
AAM’s work continues to this day, ensuring family farmers stay on the land while supporting a vibrant, family farm-centered agricultural system.