In-depth: Here is what the future of Black farming looks like in Florida More Black people are deciding to get into farming In depth: Future of Black farming industry By: Anthony Hill Posted at 6:35 PM, Jan 22, 2021 and last updated 7:10 PM, Jan 22, 2021 TAMPA, Fla. —... Black farmers in our area say long legacy of institutional racism has led to their disappearance 74% decrease in Black farmers in Florida over past 100 years By: Anthony Hill Posted at 7:08 PM, Jan 15, 2021 and last updated 11:15 AM, Jan 18, 2021 BROOKSVILLE,... ‘JUSTICE’ BILL WOULD TRANSFER UP TO 32 MILLION ACRES TO BLACK FARMERS THE 32 MILLION ACRES IS NEARLY SEVEN TIMES THE 4.7 MILLION ACRES NOW IN BLACK FARMS. By Chuck Abbott 11/20/2020 Black-owned farmland could expand sevenfold under a bill filed by three... Today there are just 45,000 African American farmers. One man is fighting to save them by Summer Sewell in Baskerville, Virginia, and Shreveport, Louisiana John Boyd Jr’s grandfather Thomas, the son of a slave, slept with the deed to his farm under his mattress. He... Black owned farms make up less than 2 percent of all farms in the United States. According to a recent report, Black farmers lost 80 percent of their farmland from 1910 to 2007, often because they lacked access to loans or insurance needed to sustain their businesses.... BLACK FARMERS AND AGRICULTURALISTS ASSOCIATION – FLORIDA CHAPTER ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF ITS NEW PRESIDENT Ronald Burton is elected President of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association – Florida Chapter Ocala, Fl – The Black Farmers and... These Black farmers don’t stop at healthy food. They’re healing trauma, instilling collective values, and changing the way their communities think about the land. A few years ago, while clearing dried broccoli stalks from the tired soil of our land at Soul Fire Farm... Board Members Only. Guest by invitation only. To make a request for presentation, please visit our Contact us Page.