farming as New Americans
Discover and share resources available to U.S. immigrants, migrants and refugees looking to not only rebuild their lives, but contribute and thrive in their new communities. This page serves to spotlight supportive organizations, advocacy groups and movements geared toward improving our im/migrant and refugee neighbors’ quality of life in America and in agriculture.
There are links to resources for training & technical assistance (T&TA) materials created and compiled for beginning, immigrant and refugee farmers starting anew on different soils – and often facing vastly different climates – than they were accustomed to back home.
The following is a series of articles I have written in collaboration with IMM-Print (Freedom for Immigrants), shedding light on the experiences of U.S. migrant farmworkers throughout COVID-19 and beyond:
If you are an individual or organization with resources to share or feature here, please reach out. Also encouraged and warmly welcome are stories – whether of hardships, joys or continuing journey – from & of refugee and immigrant farmers, and suggestions as to what additional content would be beneficial to include here. Email or message to suggest any of these, or if you feel there are other issues that could use more attention, research or calls to action.