Fair Finance Fund Workshop: Land Access, Equity, Community Solutions & Susus

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Author: Sustain Ontario

Posted: September 13, 2022

Categories: Events / GoodFoodBites

The Fair Finance Fund is hosting a solutions-oriented land access workshop focusing on Black-led farm business projects on Thursday, September 29, at 7 p.m. ET.

Participants will hear from acclaimed panelists, before breaking out into smaller group practical discussions. Participants will leave the workshop with action steps toward land access strategies, new connections, and opportunities for continued, inspiring and solutions-oriented conversations.

During the workshop, you will hear from:

  • Ginelle Skerritt of Adinkra Farm on the use of traditional Susu savings associations as a way to get land for Black farmers.
  • Utcha Sawyer of TaNeter Farm on the share model and process they took to acquire their 80-acre farm in the Kawartha Lakes area, where they grow organic food and raise sheep, goats, and other animals.
  • Angel Beyde, Principal of Peace Garden Co. and Sally Miller, Project Manager of the Fair Finance Fund, present models from experience and from the Inclusive Prosperity Project that addresses various models of land access for sustainable farmers.

Facilitators include Leticia Ama Deawuo of SeedChange and Angel Beyde of Peace Garden Company.

Learn more and register to attend online here.