Diversity Advisory Group (DAG)
In an effort to achieve a more inclusive culture at EcoFarm, the Ecological Farming Association has established a Diversity Advisory Group which has set up immediate and long term equity goals for the annual EcoFarm Conference.
Karen Adler, Sarah Arndt, Robina Bhatti, Lisa Bunin, Susana Cabrera-Mariz, Thea Maria Carlson, Hank Herrera, Dina Izzo, Joy Moore, James Nakahara, Rebecca North, Diego Ortiz, Sofia Pablo-Hoshino, Carla Rosin, Peter Ruddock, Shakirah Simley, Chanowk Yisrael, Amy Wu, Javier Zamora.
Measuring Diversity at EcoFarm
EcoFarm makes an effort to measure diversity among participants, speakers, and scholars that attend EcoFarm Conference. Click the links below for more detailed information.
Diversity related topics presented at EcoFarm Conference over the past 5 years.
- Keynote: Engaging and Empowering our communities to Transform the Food System
- Pre-Conference: Advancing Equity in Ecological Farming
- Amah Mutsun: Cultural Revitalization Through Restoring Indigenous Land Stewardship Practices
- Food Sovereignty in Indian Country
- Decolonizing Experiential Ag: Creating Space for Liberatory Learning
- Queering Ecology: Toward a World View that Affirms All Life
- Native Women in Local-Global Food Systems
- An Equitable Foundation for the Future of Farming (Farmer Focus)
- Building Equity in Organic Food Systems (consumer focus)
- Discussion Group: Creating Community, Becoming Food Sovereign in College
- Keynote: Eliminating Hunger: The First Requisite of Agricultural Sustainability
- Cultural Revitalization Through Restoring Indigenous Land Stewardship Practices
- Presentation & Discussion: Food Sovereignty in Indian Country
- Decolonizing the Food System: Farms to Grow
- Advancing Food-System Social Justice: Funding to Field
- Indigenous Food Systems: Models of Food Sovereignty
- Pathways to Latinx farm ownership in California
- Out in the Field: Queer Farmers Share Experiences
- Discussion Group - White Folks in Food: Unpacking Your Privilege
- Keynote: "Food Justice Challenges & Opportunities" Malik Yakini
- Cultivating Diversity in the Ecological Farming Community
- Farming Stories: The History of Japanese American Farmers in California
- Going beyond the Garden: Cultivating Youth in Good Food
- Food Sovereignty in Tribal Communities
- Growing the next generation of Farmers of Color
- Distress & Success for Farmworker Dignity
- Fair Food: Exploring the Inequities & Racial Issues inherent in the Farming Movement
- Discussion Group - Diversify EcoFarm, What will it take?
- Discussion Group - Out Here: Queer Farmers
- Building a Socially Just Local Food System
- Tools that empower Women Farmers
- Grow a Triple Bottom Line with Food Justice Certification