equity

Young Farmers' Racial Equity Transformation

Hi there! For those of you that I haven’t met yet, I’m Michelle Hughes, the Equity and Organizational Change Manager here at the National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers). I’m writing to tell you a bit about myself and the

Young Farmers for Black Lives

Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. George Floyd. James Scurlock. David McAtee. Tony McDade. It is unacceptable that these lives, and so many others, have been taken from our communities. It is unacceptable that the murder of Black people goes unpunished, and

Leah Penniman on

This week, NYFC’s Michelle Hughes interviews Leah Penniman, co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, food justice activist, and author of the new book “Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land.” Leah talks about her history,

NYFC Statement on Immigration Enforcement

  The National Young Farmers Coalition is led by, and centered on, the needs and priorities of the next generation of farmers in America. We aim to be inclusive of all of our nation’s farmers and ranchers—that includes both owner-operators

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