Posts by Alexas Esposito
January Farming for Justice RECAP – Federal Farm Program Access for POC Farmers
This January, we welcomed Ariana Taylor-Stanley, Northeast Regional Organizer for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, to inform us about Federal Farm Program Access, specifically for farmers of color, and other…Read More
Community Teach-in at the Gayogo̱hó:no (Cayuga) School House
On Wednesday, October 2nd, as part of the work Groundswell Center is involved in with the Finger Lakes Land Access Reconciliation and Reparations Working Group, a group of community members…Read More
Centering Equity at Groundswell Center – September FFJ Recap!
This month our Farming for Justice Discussion Group featured us here at Groundswell Center, speaking about the work we’ve been doing around Equity in the organization. The presentation and discussion…Read More
Seed-Saving: A Peaceful Resistance
On Sunday, September 8th, a group of folks convened at Bloodnick Farms, in Apalachin, NY to attend a workshop led by Lisa Bloodnick called “Seed-saving: A Peaceful Resistance”. Luckily, the…Read More
Harmful Algal Blooms and Our Water.
As farmers and land-dwellers, our livelihoods are directly and intimately affected by water. Of course, as humans, we know our life depends on it, as well. But as land-stewards, it…Read More
An Evening at Rocky Acres Community Farm
This month, we moved our Farm Tour and Volunteer Night to Rocky Acres Community Farm, run and owned by Rafael Aponte, in Freeville, NY. It was a fun filled evening,…Read More
Experience of Food Insecurity at Cornell University – FFJ July Discussion
Panel feat. Marquan Jones, Cornell ’20, and Kathleen Pasetty, owner of Manndible Cafe This month’s Farming for Justice Discussion Group was just the tip of the iceburg as far as…Read More
Farming for Justice: June – Equitable Food Access
Last week at Groundswell Center was a busy week! After returning from the Big Apple, we immediately jumped into other events that all happened within one weeks span of time.…Read More
Intro to Carpentry Recap!
Last week we also had our Women On the Land: Intro to Carpentry workshop, with Maria Klemperer-Johnson from Hammerstone School. It. Was. A. Blast! We worked towards finishing the end-walls…Read More
Women on the Land: Intro to Torch Welding Recap
On Saturday, May 18 the Incubator farm was bustling! It was the first dry and sunny Saturday of the season, and around 25 farmers were coming and going to till…Read More