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Farm Start Up with Cheyenne Sundance

Posted by Alex on January 26, 2023 4 Comments

Do you dream of starting a farm but feel stuck on how to begin? Join for an in-depth conversation with Cheyenne Sundance about her farm start up journey! We’re excited to have Cheyenne Sundance host an online workshop about her farm start-up journey during Black History month! Cheyenne is a first-generation, black farmer and the inaugural president of the National Farmers Union Black, Indigenous and People of Colour caucus. She has grown Sundance Harvest to a three location, three acre farm in south-western Ontario. Hear about her mistakes, her regrets, her simple blueprints and join for a lengthy question and answer period. You will walk away … Continue reading Farm Start Up with Cheyenne Sundance

Farming in Canada: Who else do you have to thank?

Posted by Kyla P on July 14, 2020 7 Comments

Kyla P at Soul Fire Farm

The author, Kyla, at the BIPOC farming immersion at Soul Fire Farm. Photo by Quin Buck, @kisewehtawin. On June 18th, Statistics Canada released an infographic thanking Canadian farmers for their role in the Canadian food chain and for helping to get food on the table of millions of Canadians. Amongst the facts about growing fruit and meat production, I couldn’t help but notice the glaring omission of labour and violence that has led us to where we are in the narrative around the Canadian food chain. Now without a doubt, if you ate today you can thank a farmer. But … Continue reading Farming in Canada: Who else do you have to thank?