FARMER’S REGIONS: These regions have been informed by the 2011 US Department of Labor’s division of regions.
Criteria for the Farmer’s Index: 1. Owns 30 percent to 100 percent of the farm or business. 2. Grows, keeps, or harvests at least one crop or food source. 3. Sells their crops directly to the public or participates in a coop or farm share program. Those farms with a (*) sign before their name, focuses on education, empowerment and trainings rather than selling crops, but are important in efforts to keep Blacks as a visible part of US farming.
How to navigate: This index is multiple pages. Scroll down to click to the next page.
REGION 1: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut
Clemmons Family Farm | Charlotte, VT | Blends farming with the arts, the sciences, and opportunities to learn and share across religions, cultures and experiences with the local community | Website + Facebook + Youtube
Urban Farming Institute of Boston | Mattapan, MA | Develops and promotes urban farming to engage individuals in growing food and building a healthy community. | Website + Facebook | Email: [email protected] | Tel. 617-989-9920
Park City Harvest | Bridgeport, CT | Grows and sells produce in local markets | Instagram
REGION 2: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware
Free Haven Farms | Lawnside, NJ | Provides our community with the highest quality, freshest produce; offers gardening services, soil testing, a summer youth camp; and yoga and fitness classes | Website + Facebook | Email: [email protected] | Tel. 609-332-4892
N.I.C.E Enterprises | East Orange, NJ | Provides beekeeping services that sell local, raw honey | Facebook | Tel. 973-913-4507
Morris Gbolo’s World Crop Farms | Vineland, NJ | Specializes in growing and selling African diaspora crops | Website | Tel. 609-289-5153
Hattie Carthan Herban Farm | Brooklyn, NY | Aggregates local foods collected from local gardeners who agree to grow chemical free, high-density foods |Website + Facebook + Instagram | Email: [email protected] | Tel. 212-561-7327
*Isabahlia Garden | Brooklyn, NY | Serves the community of Brownsville and surrounding neighborhoods by offering gardening programs and plots at a number of community gardens | Website + Instagram | Tel. 718-498-3174
La Familia Verde | Bronx, NY | A coalition of community gardens in the Crotona, East Tremont and West Farms neighborhoods that sustain the environment and culture of our neighborhood through education, community service and horticulture | Website + Instagram
Lomar Farms | Palisades, NY | Harvests honey from their apiary for bee-based body products; raises chickens for fresh eggs; grows a selection of fruits, vegetables and herbs that we plan on supplying co-ops and local restaurants | Website + Facebook + Instagram + Twitter
*Oko Farms | Brooklyn, NY | Utilizes a hybrid of aquaculture and aquaponics to raise freshwater fish along with a variety of vegetables and fruits for educational classes and design programs | Website + Facebook + Instagram + Twitter
Phoenix Community Garden | Brooklyn (Ocean Hill-Brownsville), NY | Grows nearly 2,000 pounds of beans, corn, collards, bitter melon, tomatoes, zucchini, herbs and callaloo to feed the neighborhood; provides fresh food, green space, and community | Website
Rocky Acres Community Farm | Tompkins County, NY | Focuses on education and the sustainable production of local meat, eggs and vegetables | Website
Triple J Farm | Windson, NY | Raises chickens to provide fresh, free range eggs | Instagram
Weatherfield Farm | Finger Lakes, NY | Organic farm that grows and sells vegetables and fruits; provides high tech science and agricultural research; provides meteorological forecasting services | Facebook
Life Do Grow Farm from Philly Urban Creators | Philadelphia, PA | An urban farms that educates and cultivates a variety of seasonal and culturally relevant crops including collards, kale, tomatoes, onions, sweet potatoes, peppers, okra, garlic, melons, squash, corn, pumpkins, berries, and a wide variety of culinary and medicinal herbs | Website + Instagram
Mill Creek Urban Farm | West Philadelphia, PA | An educational farm selling a variety of vegetables, fruits and herbs. | Website
MycoSymbitics | New Cumberland, PA | Searches the wild lands in the North East, and Mid-Atlantic U.S. for edible and medicinal mushrooms; sells them as culture collections | Website + Instagram + Facebook | Tel. 717-557-3774
Ray-Gien Farm | Kutztown (Berks County), PA | Equine or horse boarding | Facebook
Tustin Street Community Garden | Pittsburg, PA | Provides local residents an opportunity to improve their health (while saving money) by growing a variety of their own vegetables | Website
Register a Black Farm today!