Instant Inspiration: Interview with Outgoing Executive Director, Elizabeth Gabriel
What was Groundswell like 6 years ago, when you first joined the team? Elizabeth: 6 years ago, Groundswell was much smaller. Today, our annual budget is double what it was,…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
2019 at a Glance
Looking Back to Look Ahead
Groundswell is: “one of those visionary organizations that recognize that the legacy of 10,000 years of agrarian practice must be questioned and changed if we’re to sustain our climate, soil,…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
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
Annual Report Released!
Your Support Empowers Beginning Farmers. Make a Gift Today! Special Thanks to Molly Flerlage for designing this!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
Best Wishes, Adriana!
We’d like to thank Adriana Pickett Becerra for her dedication and hard work at Groundswell Center over the past year. Although she was only hired for a one-year contract, she…Read More
Cultural Appropriation and Food Resources
Groundswell Center was honored to welcome Patrice Lockert Anthony, President of Greenstar Cooperative Market , Owner of A Writer’s Alchemy, and social provocateur to facilitate a two-part discussion on Cultural Appropriation and Food as…Read More