Through our work, SAAFON promotes the links among Black farming, Black culture and Black history

Cynthia Hayes

Co – Founder 1950 – 2016

Always with us

Dr. Owusu B Andele

Co – Founder
Louisiana

Professor Emeritus of Sustainable Agriculture – Southern University

Dara Cooper

Board Chair

 Georgia

National Organizer
for National Black Food & Justice Alliance

Terry Hayes

Georgia

Dr. Ashante M. Reese

Vice Chair

Maryland

Department of Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Kristopher Smith

Treasurer

Kentucky

Director Of Community Services Community Action Council
for Lexington – Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Inc.

Jesse Buie

Mississippi

Farmer – Ole Brook Organics, Inc

Member, National Organic Standards Board

Dr. Cindy Ayers Elliot

Mississippi

Farmer – Footprint Farms

Yvette Browne

US Virgin Islands

Farmer – Sejah Farm / St.Croix Island Food Security Coop