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Wednesday, December 1 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Culturally Diverse Vegetables

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Please note that this Community Conversation is for Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) farmers and aspiring farmers.

Join moderator Stéphanie Wang from Le Rizen Farm and presenter Michaela Cruz from Healing Hands Farm for a discussion on growing culturally diverse vegetable crops. Participants will also hear about related research opportunities through EFAO’s Farmer-Led Research Program, and will be able to connect with other growers (and aspiring growers!) of culturally diverse vegetables.

The goal of this community chat is to amplify opportunities for BIPOC growers to gather and share among one another, an opportunity that can be lacking at farming conferences.

Do you have ideas for topics related to culturally diverse vegetable production that you would like to discuss during this (or future) sessions? Please fill out this form by 9am on Wednesday, December 1st.

 * Based on community consultation, EFAO is offering some educational spaces intentionally for community building and knowledge sharing among Black, Indigenous and other farmers of colour.*

Speakers
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Michaela Cruz

Healing Hands Farm
Michaela Cruz runs Healing Hands Farm with her partner Dan Fuller. They offer high quality organically grown vegetables, prioritizing a wide-range of Asian greens and culturally significant staples that are underserved in the locally grown vegetable market. They are currently in transition... Read More →
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Stéphanie Wang

Le Rizen
Stephanie was born in Montreal from Cantonese parents that grew up in Madagascar. Her mother was passionate about gardening, organic food and travels. After studying sociology of agriculture, working and woofing on organic farms, and working with farmers' organizations affiliated... Read More →


Wednesday December 1, 2021 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
Online over Zoom