community for queer farmers

Creating Community for Queer Farmers, One Social Media Post at a Time | Modern Farmer

The following was published on June 16, 2022, by Modern Farmer as part of coverage following the Pride in Agriculture series. Thank you Lindsay Campbell for taking time to learn more about how we're creating community for LGBTQ+ people in agriculture and rural communities. Ryan Goodman understands the weight that words can carry. He’s seen … Continue reading Creating Community for Queer Farmers, One Social Media Post at a Time | Modern Farmer

Steering toward a future of more diversity and inclusion in agriculture

The following article coincides with the Pride in Agriculture series and was originally published by AGDAILY, written by Heidi Crnkovic. Thank you to the AGDAILY team for highlighting stories of diversity and inclusion in agriculture. Ryan Goodman — popularly known as Beef Runner on social media — has been a keystone voice in agriculture for over 15 … Continue reading Steering toward a future of more diversity and inclusion in agriculture

Taking Action Toward Inclusion in Agriculture | Pride in Agriculture

Continuing conversations for Pride in Agriculture, leaders from the Beef Farmers of Ontario are sharing how other organizations can learn from their work on diversity, equity, and inclusion in agriculture. In Part 1 of the conversation with BFO, Joe Dickenson and Jennifer Kyle described how learning and awareness were big first steps toward being more … Continue reading Taking Action Toward Inclusion in Agriculture | Pride in Agriculture

Beef Farmers Address DEI in Agriculture | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, it is important to feature organizations that are doing the work to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people in agriculture and rural communities. Beef Farmers of Ontario is one organization actively demonstrating how to create more inclusive spaces for everyone and work toward greater DEI … Continue reading Beef Farmers Address DEI in Agriculture | Pride in Agriculture

Rancher Creating Community for Queer Farmers | Modern Farmer

Along with the Pride in Agriculture series of stories I'm sharing from LGBTQ+ people and allies in agriculture and rural communities, I've had the opportunity to connect with journalists to elevate these topics. Modern Farmer recently interviewed me to learn more about how we're creating a community for queer farmers, one social media post (and … Continue reading Rancher Creating Community for Queer Farmers | Modern Farmer

community for queer farmers

Pride in Agriculture | Conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion in rural America

Agriculture and rural America are communities filled with diverse people, voices, and cultures who work hard to produce food, fiber, and, fuel products. My blogging efforts kicked off in 2010 by featuring the voices of people in these communities who are proud of their roles in agriculture. Today, I want to kick off a different … Continue reading Pride in Agriculture | Conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion in rural America

Agriculture Leadership Program

NIAA Selects Inaugural Cohort for New Agriculture Leadership Program

This month I'm excited to begin a new journey to continue working on my agriculture leadership and communication skills while becoming even more involved in the industry I love. Stay tuned over the next year as I share insights from this experience and continue my work to make a positive impact in our agriculture community. … Continue reading NIAA Selects Inaugural Cohort for New Agriculture Leadership Program

February Advocacy and Agriculture Blog Topics

February is a month of cold winter weather and a celebration of many things dairy; often earning the nickname FebruDAIRY. Below are a few ideas and some inspiration for your February advocacy efforts throughout the month. Many topics center on food and agriculture themes, while others are opportunities to connect with non-agriculture audiences on shared … Continue reading February Advocacy and Agriculture Blog Topics