Black 6-Year-Old Girl Becomes Georgia’s Youngest Certified Farmer


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By Okla Jones, The Root

She started planting at age 3; now she owns her own farming business.

At only 6 years old, South Fulton’s Kendall Rae Johnson used her love for vegetables to become the youngest certified farmer in the state of Georgia.

Kendall received her business entity at the state and federal level under the name aGROWKulture, and eventually became certified farmer in the state. She also joined organizations such as Georgia Grown, and the Georgia Farm Bureau, which allows her to purchase land under her business, and apply for grants and scholarships.

From Good Morning America:

Ursula said her daughter is the embodiment of young entrepreneurship and the future of Black farmers. She’s not only the youngest farmer in the state of Georgia, but also the youngest Black farmer.

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