Agriculture’s Lens for a Changing America
by Gail Patrice Lockert Anthony Agriculture in Africa began about 7000 BC in Central Africa and approximately 5200 BC in the Sahara (the Sahara had a much different biome then).…Read More
Webinar: Centering Racial Equity in your Organization or Foundation
On June 24, Community Food Funders partnered with Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming to host Centering Racial Equity in your Organization or Foundation. Natalie Hughes, Development Manager, and Patrice…Read More
Food Justice for Black and Brown Bodies
A conversation about food systems is a conversation about racial equity. As we fight for justice for Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor, we are painfully aware of so…Read More
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
The Learning Farm: Connecting Kids to the Land
Connecting children and families to the land is a primary goal of the Learning Farm. Based in Ithaca, the farm focuses on exposure to the outdoors and education about the…Read More
What does the Green New Deal Mean for Justice & Farming?
The Green New Deal is increasingly becoming a hot topic in discussions about climate change. Introduced by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Edward J. Markey earlier this year, the Green…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
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
FLX Land Reconciliation and Reparations Community Potluck Recap!
It is an honor to share space with other individuals in the community to discuss land access, reconciliation, reparations and rematriation. Groundswell Center, if you don’t know already, is part…Read More