Agricultural Equity in Diverse Communities-II

Seeding Equity: Financing the Future of Marginalized Farmers in America

Historically, disparities have persisted in the agriculture industry, leaving marginalized farmers grappling with limited resources and opportunities. However, there is now a significant effort by the government, banks, and nonprofits to address these disparities by providing financial support through grants and low-interest loans. - BY Wilfred Smith

Historically, marginalized farmers have faced systemic discrimination, often leading to the loss of generational farms. This loss is linked to a legacy of discriminatory policies, unequal access to resources, and structural barriers rooted in race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status. For example, in the United....