Opportunity created and hosted by the University of Vermont Extension in conjunction with the The International Workshop on Agritourism in Burlington, Vermont; August 30 – September 1, 2022.
|Agritourism & Racial Justice in the US|
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
9am Pacific time; 12pm Eastern time; 6pm Central European time, 7pm Central Africa Time; 10:30pm Indian time
Join us for this gathering focused on the role of agritourism within the racial justice movement in the United States. Panelists from both urban and rural perspectives will discuss the potential for farm-based education and sales of local products to serve as tools in the pursuit of racial equity and social justice in food systems.
Moderator: Lynn Ellen Schimoler, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Karen Washington, Co-Founder of Black Farmer Fund, Owner of Rise and Root Farm;
Martinique Lewis, Founder of the Black Travel Alliance;
Eduardo Rivera, Farmer and Owner of Sin Fronteras Farm and Food
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Becky Bartlett at 802-257-7967 or [email protected] so we may assist you.
Register for the event here: https://uvmextension.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pWBks00HQAy84TvR-_7VBA