Future Organic Farmers program
Meet Emilia Santos Perez, Future Organic Farmer Grant Recipient
Along the coastline of Oaxaca, a southern state of Mexico, lies a mountain range called Sierra Madre del Sur. In the fog-draped trees, Emilia Santos Perez was raised in a pueblo called San Pedro el Alto in the region of Pochutla. The predominant language and people of the area are Zapotec, one indigenous group of sixteen distinct groups known in Oaxaca
Meet Magdalena Vigil Garcia, Future Organic Farmer Recipient
Meet Brady Kazmier, a 2020 Future Organic Farmers Grantee
Interested in getting involved in organic agriculture? Brady Kazmier, Future Organic Farmers grantee, urges, “Do it. Dive in and don’t look back. Education in organic agriculture is extremely extensive, and the possibilities are near endless. The amount of good you can do is astonishing. We can bring upon a revolution to be better to our planet through organic agriculture.” And that is exactly what Kazmier intends to do.
Meet Celsa Coronel, a 2020 Future Organic Farmers Grant Recipient
After 13 years of working in the fields processing lettuce, Celsa Coronel decided it was time for a change.