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Black Farmers Are Back And On the Rise

Categories: New Farmers|

These Black farmers don’t stop at healthy food. They’re healing trauma, instilling collective values, and changing the way their communities think about the land. A few years ago, while clearing dried broccoli stalks from the tired soil of our land at Soul Fire Farm in upstate New York, I received a cold call from Boston. On the other end was a Black woman, unknown to me, who wanted to share her [...]

FAMU Perpetual Land Grant Cooperative in Brooksville, Florida

Categories: Community, World|

Tribune staff  Published: October 20, 2015 More than 3,800 acres of land and 19 buildings in Brooksville were transferred today to Florida A&M University from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. FAMU WEBSITE REFERENCES AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER ADAM PUTNAM'S TWITTER Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is touting the role he played in what’s being hailed as the largest land transfer ever from the federal government to a historically black college or university. “I’m proud [...]