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Tuesday, November 30 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Anti-racism & Equity in Farming

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Are you wondering how to be an effective ally to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of colour) and a good treaty person while immersed in the business of growing food / flowers / community? What are some ways you have successfully increased equity for your farm team members or supported this work in your community? What are some questions you have around advancing anti-racism and equity for those facing systemic barriers, in the farming sector or on your own farm or on a farm where you are a worker? 

Join Executive Director Ali English, and Equity and Organizational Change Manager Angel Beyde, for updates on EFAO’s Anti-Racism and Equity work over the past year. Then we invite you to share your questions, ideas and goals around this important work. How can the EFAO board and staff team support members in advancing equity work, through farmer-to-farmer knowledge sharing, training or other resources? What would you like to hear other farmers talk about? What kind of training would be helpful for you? This community conversation is a supportive, open-minded and solutions-oriented space with the goal of helping our farm businesses and communities thrive.

Our shared goals, questions, best practices and challenges will be used to shape a Farming for Justice webinar series that will take place over winter 2022.

Speakers
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Ali English

Executive Director, EFAO
Ali is EFAO's Executive Director. Ali guides EFAO’s work, ensures the organization’s financial sustainability and fosters relationships with organizations and stakeholders to support the interests and needs of ecological farmers. Ali holds a B.Sc. in Food Production and the Environment... Read More →
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Angel Beyde

Equity and Organizational Change Manager, EFAO
Angel is guiding EFAO’s work to increase its understanding and take action on anti-racism towards Black, Indigenous and other people of colour, and to better meet the needs of members and farmers who are currently underrepresented in the organization and systemically marginalized... Read More →


Tuesday November 30, 2021 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
Online over Zoom