Tiffany LaShae: Graduate Student, Farmer, and Activist

The University of Minnesota published a feature on Tiffany LaShae, a graduate student in its Land and Atmospheric Science program who is also a vegetable farmer and food justice activist. LaShae is empowering farmers of color and activating white allies throughout the Midwest and the country, through her involvement leading a Farmers Against Racism workshop and other educational activities. She also focuses on growing crops that are culturally important to the Black community. According to the feature, she “plans to explore the connections between farmer knowledge, practice, and soil health, with a focus on Black farmers across the United States.”