Support U.S. Farmers

During these uncertain times, a dependable food supply is more important than ever. We all need to eat, and U.S. farmers—like many essential food industry businesses—are hard at work providing quality, sustainable ingredients to feed our communities.

Support U.S. Farmers
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Why take the pledge?

Number 1 Two Teal Farmers

Support U.S. farmers who are working hard every day to ensure our shelves are stocked.

Number 2
Strengthen Local Economies

Strengthen local economies.

Number 3 Local Farmers

Benefit local American farmers and their families. 97% of U.S. farms are family owned.

Number 4
Lower Carbon Footprint

Lower your carbon footprint – U.S. grown foods travel less from farm to fork.

See how your grocery items may be supporting U.S. farms.

U.S. farmers experience the first effects of global issues like food shortages and climate change, but they're also a part of the solution. Farming families across America are working hard to keep our shelves stocked, while also reducing the impact agriculture has on the environment.

When it comes to America’s second largest crop, soybean farmers have reduced energy usage by 42% since 1980. Investing in sustainable agriculture and sustainable crops like soy helps American farmers reach sustainability goals like this one.

Soybeans Grown in the USA

By 2025, U.S. soybean farmers are aiming to:

Reduce

soil erosion

25

%

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Reduce Soil Erosion

Increase

energy use efficiency

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10

%

Increase Energy Use Efficiency

Reduce

total greenhouse gas emissions

10

%

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Reduce Total Greenhouse Gas Emission

Reduce

land use impact

10

%

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Increase Energy Use Efficiency
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Try out U.S. Soy recipes at home:

Pumpkin-Bread
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 70 minutes
  • Makes: 2 loaves

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Loaf

Ingredients

  • AP flour : 480g
  • Cinnamon: 2 teaspoons
  • Nutmeg: ½ teaspoon
  • Ground allspice: 2g
  • Ground ginger: 2g
  • Baking soda: 2 teaspoons
  • Salt: 1 ½ teaspoons
  • Pumpkin puree: 444g
  • Soybean oil (commonly labelled as vegetable oil): 1 cup
  • Sugar: 635g
  • Eggs: 4
  • Vanilla: 1 teaspoon
  • Water: 2/3 cup
  • Chocolate chips: 260g

Instructions for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Loaf

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger, baking soda and salt. Add the chocolate chips and set aside.
  2. In a mixer with paddle attachment, mix the puree, soybean oil and sugar together until fully incorporated. Add the eggs, one at a time, along with the vanilla until fully incorporated. Add the water and mix well.
  3. Slowly add the dry to the wet. Do not overmix. There should be trace amounts of flour.
  4. Scoop/distribute the mixture evenly into two greased loaf pans.
  5. Bake at 325°F for 50-60 minutes until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Remove and let cool before removing from pan. Let cool completely before slicing or wrapping. 

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