Manuel Juarez is a local farmer, rancher, entrepreneur, and content creator in Laredo, Texas. After earning his Master’s degree from Texas State University, where he studied hydroponics and sustainable farming, Manuel moved back to his family’s farm and ranch in South Texas. Here, he spent a couple years working with an environmental non-profit and gained […]
Hacia un enfoque a lo sostenible siempre respetuoso de los recursos naturales como también a los que en ella habitan. La alimentación siendo parte importante de autosuficiencia al igual que nos enmarcan culturalmente y nos definen como individuos.
Maggie was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was inspired to grow food by all the wasted space filled with grass in the city. She has bounced from cooking to farming jobs throughout her 20’s and into her 30’s. Her hopes are to one day to find a way to sustainably grow produce and […]
Brooke is a seed sower, agroecologist, and visual storyteller committed to cultivating relationships of reciprocity with the land and communities. Brooke is a founding collective member of Agroecology Commons, a worker self-directed non-profit that cultivates knowledge sharing, community action, and global solidarity for decolonized land stewardship, collective healing, and justice within the food movement. At […]
Cally Hale is a 5th generation farmer living on her family homestead with her father, aunt, and brother in Western Colorado. Western Heritage Farms works to preserve food history through community outreach and the local farmers market. Cally also works with Valley Food Partnership as the Program Manager for a beginning farmer rancher program focused […]
Andy grew up skateboarding in Detroit and Chicago. He attended DePaul University, graduating in 2013 with a double major in Environmental Studies and Political Science. While in Chicago, he became enamored with urban farming and saw it as a way to make a positive impact on the world. Immediately after graduation, Andy was hired by […]
Veronica Mazariegos-Anastassiou is a farmer and operator at Brisa Ranch, a 15-acre diversified fruit and vegetable operation in Pescadero, California. Vero has been farming on the Central California Coast for the past 6 years. She earned a Master’s degree in Applied Economics and Management focusing on Food and Agriculture from Cornell University, where she focused […]
I work to support and train farmers in the Stateline region of Illinois and Wisconsin.
Ash Abeyta is from Espanola, New Mexico and has been working on vegetable farms for over a decade. They are now part of a farming collective in Albuquerque called Ashokra Farm where they work to reimagine a farming future that is non-hierarchical and safe for queer and BIPOC farmers. They are proud to be growing […]
Kaitlin Akemi Oki
Kaitlin Akemi Oki is committed to the political, economic, and personal realization of land as a commons that belongs to and nourishes all beings. Whether through coalition building, stewardship, or education, she sees herself as a facilitator of reconnecting people to land as an essential step toward climate stability, equity, healing, and food sovereignty. Kaitlin […]