Who Farms, How We Grow, How we Sell, How We Eat
in a Time of World Food Crisis
Leadership, Models, Alternatives, Advocacy
Assembly Host: Flats Mentor Farm
RDLN Leader: Maria Moreira
Sponsoring Organization: Heifer International
Oxfam America, SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education), and Agricultural Missions
Thanks to the Ford Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Bank of America Foundation,
Presbyterian Hunger Program, National Rural Funders Collaborative
| Frank Mangan, University of Massachusetts, RDLN Field Advisor
Heifer International provides financial support for this project. Alison Cohen of Heifer is also an RDLN Advisor. Leaders visit the farm (r).
Site Visit (above) to Dorchester Farmers Market where Flats Mentor Farmers sell their ethnic crops
Site Visit (below) to Red Tomato and Equal Exchange
Betty MacKenzie of Red Tomato (above) introduces group to her organization.
Sarah Belford (far right) of Equal Exchange
spoke of the group's fair trade practices.
Working Meetings: Circle of Sharing, Asset Mapping, Advocacy Training,
Workshops, Cultural Events
[email protected] • (212) 777-9137