Author: Michael Jahi Chappell

Update: Due to timing and the holiday season rush, we are continuing to accept and review applications for this position through the beginning of February. Please consider applying! Title:  Deputy Director for Development and Communications  Overview and Description: SAAFON is a network of small-scale Black sustainable farmers...

[Cross-posted with the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition] Annual Cynthia Hayes Memorial Scholarships Awarded to Three Rising Stars in Sustainable Agriculture 2021 scholars exemplify Hayes’ commitment to racial equity and advancing opportunities for farmers of color In partnership with Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) and...

The last entry in SAAFON's docs-series, With These Hands, by filmmaker LeeAnn Morrissette, is now streaming! In Episode 5 of With These Hands, we meet Sara’ Reynolds Green, educator, cultural steward and farmer of Marshview Community Organic Farm in St. Helena Island, SC. Through her youth-run farm...

Hello SAAFON Network! ​We have two great opportunities to share with you - 1) RAFI-USA’s Farmers of Color Network Grant - deadline is February 19th, 2021 2) Cynthia Hayes Scholarship - deadline is March 8th, 2021 Application details for both below:  RAFI Farmers of Color Network Infrastructure Fund:  2021 Grant Cycle RAFI-USA’s Farmers of...