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How to Support New Farmers in Alberta

Posted by Michelle Lam on March 16, 2022 2 Comments

Do you want to continue the conversation? We’re looking for people to advise us on the next steps to support new farmers in Alberta. Reach out to Alex at alex@youngagrarians.org.

Celebrating Black History Month: 8 Contributions of Black Farmers to Regenerative Agriculture

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 18, 2020 9 Comments

8 Contributions of Black Farmers to Regenerative Agriculture

Photo via Grist As an organization that works to increase access to land for new and young farmers, we deeply acknowledge the racism and inequality within our food systems. Farming in North America takes place on the stolen lands of Indigenous peoples, and is built on the enslavement and exploitation of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC). Check out the documentaries We Are the Roots and Secret Alberta: The Former Life of Amber Valley to learn more. For agriculture to be truly regenerative, as a society, we must address the embedded racism that permeates our communities and institutions. Major contributions … Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month: 8 Contributions of Black Farmers to Regenerative Agriculture