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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 01, 2024 6 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

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