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Join NOFA/Mass for a special “Inspiring Ideas from the Field” 2021 series kick-off webinar that focuses onpathways for overcoming land accessbarriers faced byfarmers of color, beginning farmers, and veteranfarmers. 


Land Access is a critical component for farmers both in urban and rural areas.  Many beginning farmers, BIPOC farmers, and veteran farmersface complex market or institutional barriers in land access. This webinar will feature panelistswho will explain thehistoriccontext of ongoingbarriers to land access andprovide insight intonon-traditional ways of acquiring land by leveraging government resources as possible solutions for overcoming land purchasing obstacles. 




Gabriela Pereyra

Northeast Farmers of Color – Land Network Weaver, Land Network Program Director


Jamie Pottern 

American Farmland Trust – New England Program Manager


Shemariah Blum-Evitts  

Land for Good – Program Director/Farmer



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Sponsored by Farm Credit East    Sponsored by The Carrot Project




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Mark Your Calendars!  Tuesdays from 7:00-8:00pm 


NOFA/Mass provides organic farming/gardening education anytime, anywhere for everyone! 

  • Driving home from the farmers’ market? Call in and put the workshop on speakerphone so you can listen while you drive. 
  • Cooking dinner with the delicious products from your farm? Bring your laptop into the kitchen so you can watch while you cook. 
  • Hanging out with your co-apprentices after a long day in the field? Take an hour to watch and participate in the workshop and discuss after. 
  • Can’t make it? We will record as many workshops as possible and archive on this page. 


Our online webinar series has two main goals: 

  1. Provide high quality, high level organic  farm  and gardening management education that is easily accessible to everyone – all for FREE! 
  1. Introduce new and experienced growers to topics relating to farm management that will increase efficiency, profitability, soil health, food nutrition and quality of life for all communities. 

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