Everyone should learn more about the influential Black women in agriculture who I look up to as a professional and hear the Black HERstory they each have.
Articles by Bea Wilson
Food is love. That’s how Amyrose Foll, the visionary leader at Virginia Free Farm describes her motivation to serve hundreds of meals weekly to Central Virginia communities surrounding her farm. Foll, an army veteran and indigenous farmer, runs VFF in Kents Store, Virginia. She has chosen a new call of duty — to protect and […]
The farmers’ markets of agriculture-rich, Southern Maryland are like many across the nation: powered by small and medium-sized family-owned farms and growers.
Justin Smith Morrill, a young senator from Vermont, had a vision for all Americans to have access to higher education — which, in the early 1800s, had been reserved for elite, wealthy white males. Morrill developed a proposal in 1857 to grant land to each state for the establishment of public universities. Morrill was determined […]
With the help of Georgia congressmen, Sedrick Rowe founded the founded the Southwest Georgia Chapter of the National Young Farmers Coalition.
Across social media and the Sylvanaqua Farms website, Chris Newman, a young Black Indigenous farmer, types truth to power, in an honest, unapologetic tone.
I wondered how students pursuing agricultural degrees were feeling, and if the pandemic and racial justice movement had affected their career aspirations.