National Black Farmers Conference 2023

2023 NBFA Conference

The National Black Farmers Association Conference is an interactive two day program providing practical knowledge and direct training to enhance skills, networking, and financial resource capabilities for small, limited resource and socially disadvantaged farmers, ranchers and landowners.

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2023 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners National Conference

Black Farmers & Urban Growers 2023

Black Urban Growers (BUGs) and our partners are pleased to present the 11th Annual Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners (BUGS) Conference, convening urban and rural farmers, chefs, food product makers, students, herbalists, nutritionists, consumers, policymakers, educators, activists and organizations from across the country! Come join us to connect with our Black agrarian family from across the nation in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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‘Bring More Black Farmer Voices Together’: How the Black Farmers Collective Is Growing a Black-Led Food System Rooted in Black Liberation

Black farmers make up less than 2 percent of the overall farming population in the US and have been stripped of millions of acres of land in the last century. Even the USDA itself played a major role in financially bankrupting Black farm families. The US Dept. of Agriculture was to offer a multibillion dollar loan forgiveness program for farmers of color as part of COVID relief, but is on hold now due to white farmers’ claim of “reverse discrimination.”

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