Reflections from Agrarian Trust on the Coronavirus Crisis & Our Food System
Ian McSweeney “While the crisis brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic is significant, it also simply holds a mirror to truth in our world and society. The pandemic is a […]
Resources for Farmers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In moments of crisis, immediate interventions and resources offered by service providers are necessary and life-saving. We applaud these efforts from the bottom of our hearts. Because Agrarian Trust does […]
Elders are the Trees in the Garden
Some of the influential elders who shaped sustainable agriculture before modern times have left their mark on this world and still offer much inspiration to newer generations of land stewards […]
Envisioning Racial Equity in Agriculture: A Groundwater Approach to Our Food System
In the United States today, 98% of farmland is owned by white people. That raises some critical questions. Namely, how can we in the land trust community—historically white-led and governed—achieve racial equity and social justice in our work for land access for the next generation of farmers? In our latest post, we reflect on how the Racial Equity Institute’s “Groundwater Approach” provides a powerful framework for understanding racial inequity and creating systemic change.
A Digital Map Leads to Reparations for Black and Indigenous Farmers
The map’s creators say they envision an equitable distribution of land and resources in the country.