Our Team

Our Team

We are dedicated to creating an alternative food system that places the wellbeing of Black farmers and Black communities at its center.

Our Board

    Cynthia Hayes

    Co–Founder 1950 – 2016
    Always with us

    Dr. Owusu Bandele

    Co–Founder, Former Board Member

    Yvette Browne

    Board Chair, Sejah Farm of the Virgin Islands

    Jesse Buie

    Board Vice Chair,

    Ole Brook Organics, MS

    Dr. Cindy Ayers Elliott

    Board Treasurer,

    Foot Print Farms, MS

    Blain Snipstal 

    Secretary, Earth-Bound Building

    Sandra Simone

    Huckleberry Hills Farm, AL

    Terry Hayes