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Dismantling Racism

EcoFarm is committed to engaging in the work to dismantle racism and we invite you to join us. Let's continually seek to educate ourselves and our communities and take action. Here is our statement of solidarity for Black Lives Matter and the beginning of a growing list of resources:


Toolkits & resources from collaborators in food system work:

Agricultural Justice Project Farmer Toolkit

Identifying and Countering White Supremacy Culture in Food Systems

Anti-Racism Resource List - Extensive directory of materials

National Young Farmers Coalition toolkit

Heal Food Alliance

A Troublemakers’ Guide: Principles for Racial Justice Activists In the Face of State Repression

Advancing Racial Justice in Organizations

AWAKE to WOKE to WORK: Building a Race Equity Culture

Equity and Access in Agriculture: Report of California’s Farmer Equity Act

Equitable Performance Metrics Any Organization Can Measure Now

Soul Fire Farm Action Steps & Policy Platform for Food Sovereignty

REFRAMING FOOD HUBS Food Hubs, Racial Equity, and Self-Determination in the Sout

Training opportunities:

FREE 5-Day Racialized Trauma Home Study Course (from Resmaa Menakem, author of My Grandmother’s Hands

Rachel Ricketts Spiritual Activism Webinars


Implicit bias website and training that takes you through a series of tests/exercises and then you see how much bias you had in your answers and beliefs


Dr. Robin DiAngelo discusses 'White Fragility'


Seeing White


My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem

White Spaces Missing Faces: Why Women of Color Don't Trust White Women

Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists during the Great Depression 

Dispossession: Discrimination against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights

Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land


Op-ed: How Urban Agriculture Can Fight Racism in the Food System | Civil Eats

How USDA distorted data to conceal decades of discrimination against black farmers | New Food Economy

Want to See Food and Land Justice for Black Americans? Support These Groups. | Civil Eats

Young farmers and farmers of color have been shut out of federal assistance during the pandemic | Washington Post

General Resources

Anti-racism resources for white people

Anti-racism Book Reading list by Ibram Xendi

Kanyon Konsulting, LLC, Kanyon “Coyote Woman” Sayers-Roods-Indigenous Peoples and Perspectives incl. Land Acknowledgements 

Mental Health Resources for the Black Community

If you have a resource you would like to recommend to share here, please email

Thank you!

EcoFarm is taking numerous steps to be a better ally.

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