Uprooting Racism in the Food System
(1) To understand how racism permeates our food system by exploring the historical and current examples of land theft, labor exploitation, racial violence, and frontlines resistance.
(2) To reflect upon our current role as – farmers, activists, artists, and movement builders— in perpetuating or dismantling racism in the food system.
(3) To develop relationships of mutual understanding and plan for collective action between organizations and individuals working on food justice in this region.
(4) To develop concrete action plans to dismantle racism and other oppressions in the local food system.
Who Is Welcome? This program is designed for a multi-racial, multi-sector group of farmers and food justice activists committed to take action for an equitable food system. All adults are welcome to apply. We will select participants to ensure a diverse group in terms of ethnicity, gender, class, and sector.
What is the cost? The workshop is sliding scale $20-70, paid upon arrival. Lunch is potluck – please bring a dish with 6-8 servings. Snacks and tea provided by the farm.
Other Logistics? Housing is not provided. Please see this list of local accommodations. https://docs.google.com/document/d/16zyA14RD966GK-kSr2Z3R–KnU0RTakxGyvLLDGR6K0/edit. We will set up a carpool link for each session to support transportation.
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