Black Farmer Fund is an emergencies community investment fund and 501(c)3 that invests in Black food systems entrepreneurs in New York State. As part of their investment process, they emphasize financial education, collective governance and decision-making, and supporting the whole individual and whole community towards community wealth-building and a sustainable future.
Join us for this special panel event featuring Black Farmer Fund team members:
Olivia Watkins, President (she/her)
Melanie Allen, Program Director (she/her)
Moderated by Black Farmer Fund Board Member Onika Abraham (she/her)
The panel will specifically focus on the importance of investing in regional food systems and strengthening the urban-rural continuum amongst food actors in New York State.