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Planting Seeds: Supporting Thriving Latinx Farmer and Farmworker Communities
June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Northeast Farm & Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN-NE) is planning a new Training Series focused on Outreach & Stress Assistance Support for Northeast Latinx Farmers & Farmworkers.
The Northeast Latinx community represents an incredibly diverse cross section of cultures, dialects, & backgrounds. Farmers & farm workers come from many countries across North, Central & South America, each with a rich & unique history. This workshop series will prepare agriculture service providers to better understand, connect & provide outreach to & connect stress assistance & mental health support services to the diverse urban to rural Latinx farmer & farm worker communities who are the backbone of the regional food system.
Session I: Planting Seeds: Supporting Thriving Latinx Farmer and Farmworker Communities: Learn about the populations of Latinx communities in the various Northeast agricultural sectors (dairy, poultry, specialty crops, others) that represent the diversity, complexity, and considerations of these differences. See detailed flyer for our esteemed speakers.