Learning to Farm the Land!
Blog by: Zian Bustamante, Groundswell Communications Intern As spring unfolds, so has the pilot Farmer Training Program! At the end of March, Groundswell launched the Farmer Training Program which facilitates…Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
The 2017 Ag-Census, and You.
The San Diego Food System Alliance put out a brief article, that begins by succinctly describing the 2017 Ag-Census, and why its now 2019 and we’re only talking about it…Read More
Visit to the Cayuga Nation Farm
Last Friday, I had the opportunity to visit the Cayuga Nation Farm, which is part of the Cayuga Nation Immersion School. In case you didn’t know – The Gayogohó:no, are…Read More
Beyond the Seed Bank: April Farming for Justice ReCap
“How might growing culturally-appropriate foods and saving their seeds deepen food justice work?,” This was the question posed by Owen Taylor of Truelove Seeds to Tuesday’s group of food activists…Read More