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Reyna Banteah

Reyna Banteah is the owner and manager of Ts’uyya Farm, an Indigenous, woman-owned and operated farm in New Mexico’s Rio Grande Valley, in Albuquerque. Reyna is from Zuni Pueblo, home to the A:shiwi or Zuni people, one of the largest pueblos in New Mexico. She is also currently the Vice-President of the Rio Grande Farmers…

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Monica Ponce & Russell Honderd

Atlanta couple Russell Honderd and Monica Ponce have over 16 years farming experience combined, but they have never been on a single piece of land for more than a few years. Now, in pursuit of land security through lease or purchase, they have partnered with a small group of farmers to establish a cooperative farm….

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Becky & Joe Fullam

Husband and wife team Becky and Joe Fullam have been farming together since 2009. They currently co-own and manage Old Ford Farm, located on several parcels of land in Gardiner, NY, 80 miles north of New York City. They operate a raw milk dairy and raise poultry, eggs, beef, and pork, and grow diversified vegetables…

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Asaud Frazier

Ella Bea’s is in its first year of operation, producing organic blueberries, sweet potatoes, collards, beans, other greens and veggies as well as herbs and hemp. The farm occupies more than 150 acres in Alabama where, in 1884, Asaud’s great-great-uncle Ottaway Bridges inherited property from his father. Ottaway purchased additional nearby land, building up to…

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Mo Browne

Berkeley Basket CSA, owned and operated by Moretta (Mo) Browne and Marianne Olney-Hamel, is a unique urban farm. The farmers grow out of three backyards in the city of Berkeley, CA, made possible by a city law called the Berkeley Edible Gardens Initiative that allows residents to sell food grown in their home gardens. The…

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Joaquin Jimenez

Joaquin Jimenez grew up watching his grandparents and uncles produce vegetables and raise livestock on their small ranch in Mexico. Now, he is working to ensure that farm workers employed on farms and ranches in the Half Moon Bay area of California have the same opportunity. For the past few years, Joaquin has been working…

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Melissa Law & Ben Whalen

Melissa Law farms with her husband Ben Whalen and their business partners, Abby and Jeff Fisher, on Bumbleroot Organic Farm in Windham, Maine. They grow six acres of vegetables, flowers, and herbs on the land they steward just outside of Portland. They sell their produce through a thriving CSA, restaurant sales, farm pick-up, and on-farm…

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Matthew Fitzgerald

If you’ve recently bought a Clif Bar, eaten organic black beans, or had a bottle of organic vodka, you’ve likely tasted some of Matthew Fitzgerald’s products. Matthew owns and operates Fitzgerald Organics, growing organic grains with his family at Fitzgerald Family Farms in Glencoe, Minnesota. Located on the edge of the prairie “between big-sky and…

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Kate Edwards

Kate Edwards has built her farm from scratch three times in the ten years she has been in business. In 2019, after years of searching, she finally found a permanent home for Wild Woods Farm in Newport Township, near Iowa City, Iowa, where she was born. Following organic practices, Kate grows primarily vegetables alongside five…

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