Listening to Black Farmers, a community event in collaboration with Mohonk Consultations, the Eddy at New Paltz, the Sustainability Learning Community, and others, Wed, June 2, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. via zoom

Please join us for a free online panel presentation; Listening to Black Farmers. Our three panelists will share their personal experiences as Black Farmers, social justice advocates, and land conservationists. The panel members, their affiliations, and topics of discussion are listed below;

• Alison Espinosa, Black Farmer Fund & Rootworker’s Croft, on connecting the past & future of black farming

• Rhyston Mays, of Phillies Bridge Farm Project, on their personal journey to farming

• Shaniqua Bowden of Kingston Land Trust, on getting land in black hands

• Followed by a Q&A moderated by SUNY student Melissa Paniagua


Date: Wednesday, June 2

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom


OrganizerMohonk Consultations

Organizer of Listening to Black Farmers in connection with The Eddy at New Paltz and the Sustainability Learning Community.


Mohonk Consultations values and engages in collaborative efforts to build stronger communities with resilient and sustainable systems. Given the growing concerns about climate change and global financial stability, it is ever more crucial for people to come together, discuss issues and explore solutions. We are proud to carry on the legacy of Mohonk’s tradition of creating opportunities for the meaningful and productive exchange of ideas.