The Young Farmers 2020 Accountability Report details the Coalition’s dedication to building an anti-racist future for agriculture
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: https://www.youngfarmers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Screen-Shot-2021-08-17-at-2.19.49-PM-2-1.png, Communications Director, National Young Farmers Coalition email@example.com, 518-643-3564 x 722 Washington, D.C. (May 13, 2021) – Yesterday, the National Young Farmers Coalition released a new resource for professionals in the food and agriculture sector, the Young Farmers Accountability Report. The report aims to share the overarching framework of the organization’s […]
On Thursday, November 19th, Senators Booker and Warren, with cosponsor Senator Gillibrand, released the Justice for Black Farmers Act. This sweeping bill has endorsements from the Federation of Southern Cooperatives, the National Black Food and Justice Alliance, Rural Coalition, Soul Fire Farm Institute, and many other leaders in the movement to achieve racial equity in […]
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 organization that holds space for many different kinds of farmers and farm operations: urban and rural, large […]
By Mai Nguyen | When I started farming grains and vegetables in California in 2014, I already had a lot of the knowledge, skills, and experience essential to farming. But no farm conference, internship, or book prepared me for the challenges of farming as a person of color.
As the Pigford I settlement comes to fruition, the Network of Black Farm Groups and Advocates reflects on the efforts to address decades of discrimination against black farmers. This post was originally published by the group last week in the Nation Builders. History of the Pigford Settlement The Pigford I settlement is based on the […]