black farmers

Racial Inequity in the Food System

The following is an excerpt from the Young Farmers 2019 Organizing Handbook. Thank you to Sara Black, Tess Brown-Lavoie, Michelle Hughes, Mai Nguyen, and Holly Rippon-Butler for their contributions to this section. The National Young Farmers Coalition is a national

Cooperative Power

In 1920, 14% of U.S. farmers were black – today less than 2%. Land ownership by Black farmers has also declined over the past 100 years, from 15 million acres to roughly 2 million acres. These numbers are tough, but

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