Seeding our Cultural Foods Seed Gathering & Swap

Please join us for this chance to delve into important culture keeping, technical seed keeping knowledge, seed story sharing & community building with seed keepers!  We'll have free seeds & please bring your dried seeds to clean if you can. This is a free event, lunch & snacks will be served. We're so grateful to our partners, Plant Grow Share, Ujamaa Cooperative Farmers Alliance/ Ujamaa Seeds, Project Sweetie Pie and others. RSVP here and see you there! 




Emerging Farmer Conference (in person) Nov 3 - 4, 2023 

This conference is a great way to meet other farmers of color in the Midwest, see farmer-led workshops, participate in discussions, and learn about resources & opportunities. They have a good amount of farmers of color attend and do a good job of providing interpreting services at the conference.  

MFCC is a planning and outreach partner on this conference and will co-host 2 workshops this year: Seed Saving & Seed Swap (Sat 11/4 930am-11am CST) and Grounding Policy in the Voices of Farmers Listening Session (Sat 11/4 330pm-5pm CST)

Register today and hope to see you there!!



this poster is a full color print showing diverse farmers of color advocating for their needs for racial equity in the farm bill. This is a virtual training on 10/19/2023, from 6-8pm CST. For more information and to register, visit: bit.ly/46ux60Q Contact info@midwestfarmersofcolor.org for questions & info. 

Racial Equity in our Farm Bill Advocacy Training Oct 19th 6pm-8pm CST

Join us to online learn more about the largest piece of federal legislation dictating our food and agriculture system and ways to advocate for a more transformative bill that centers racial equity, addresses land access, the climate crisis, includes worker protections, and more!

Simultaneous interpretation will be available! This is a mostly people of color space and an opportunity to practice connecting our experiences with specific policy asks. 

Featuring presenters:

Zoe Hollomon, Midwest Farmers of Color

Ricardo Salvador, Union of Concerned Scientists

Vanessa Garcia Polanco, National Young Farmers Coalition

Billy Hackett, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

To Register, visit: bit.ly/46ux60Q

For questions & more info contact info@midwestfarmersofcolor.org