Growing From Urban To Rural

This select session of the Young Farmers Conference was live streamed on our Facebook page on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at Stone Barns Center.

Growing from urban to rural

Hear from local farmers and youth as they discuss some of the realities and pitfalls growing from an urban setting to rural farming. This panel discussion examines some of the challenges, myths and successes facing today’s farmers of color.

Moderator: Karen Washington, Rise & Root Farm
Panel: Rafael Aponte, Rocky Acres Farm; Lorrie Clevenger, Rise & Root Farm; Jahshana Olivierre, Soul Fire Farm, Soil & Soul; Arian Rivera, Lowland Farm