Episode 70. Land Loss in African-American Communities

In this episode, Justin Duncan, a specialist with NCAT’s ATTRA – the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service – talks with Noah McDonald, the Hamer-Hayes Fellow at the Southeastern African American Farmers’ Organic Network (SAAFON), about efforts to preserve the heritage and lands associated with farmers in the southern regions of the country.

Justin works out of NCAT’s Southwest Regional Office in San Antonio, Texas. Justin and Noah’s informal conversation took place between presentations during the recent Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners National Conference in Durham, North Carolina.

You can get in touch directly with Justin Duncan via email at justind@ncat.org.

SAAFON website

Related ATTRA Resources:

Finding Land to Farm: Six Ways to Secure Farmland

Financing Your Farm: Guidance for Beginning Farmers

Tips for Farm Leases and Contracts: Creating Smart, Effective Documents

Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships

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