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.

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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:

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  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • Makes: 12 servings

Super Soy and Ancient Grain Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Soybean oil
  • 2 Lemon, juiced and zested
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon Ground black pepper
  • 3 cups Cooked quinoa, cooled
  • 2 cups Edamame, shelled and cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup Fresh blueberries
  • 1 Cucumber, peeled and seeded (cut into 1/4-inch cubes)
  • 1⁄2 cup Red onion, diced
  • 1⁄2 cup Fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • 1⁄4 cup Fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 2 Ripe avocados (peeled, pitted, and sliced)

Instructions for Super Soy and Ancient Grain Salad

Whisk soybean oil, lemon juice and zest, and mustard in small bowl until smooth; set aside. 

Combine quinoa, edamame, blueberries, cucumber, avocado, basil, mint and red onion in medium serving bowl. Pour soybean oil lemon mixture over salad, tossing lightly, until combined. Top with avocado slices. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Per Serving:

Calories 160
Fat 9g
Sat Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 130mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Fiber 5g
Protein 5g

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