The Fresh Food from Farmers of Color Fund is a new grant program that funds farmers of color seeking to support their communities with locally-grown food.
On Food Talk Live: Dani speaks with Gwen Kokes, the food and farm manager at Civic Works. In Baltimore, Kokes works to promote food access and educate about agriculture. Then, Lori Cochran-Dougall, the executive director of the Westport Farmers Market, shares how she’s expanding the role of the farmers market in her community.
Raya Carr, Events Coordinator and Shepherdess at Mint Creek Farms, shares new ways that we as consumers and investors can support local organic farmers, and those who want to start their own farms.
The Farmers Market Alliance of New South Wales, Australia, is working to protect the reputation and integrity of Australian farmers markets and support local farmers and artisan producers.
Gus Schumacher, food justice advocate and farmers market proponent, passed away at age 77.
Food Tank had the opportunity to interview David Wagstaff. He founded Alfrea, the company with an online marketplace for landowners, garden helpers, and farmers who want to sell produce.