One-third of Connecticut’s residents identify as people of color, but statistically, more than 98% of Connecticut’s farmers are white.It’s a disparity rooted in generations of racism, unequal access to land and credit, and systemic discrimination.But while their numbers are small, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) farmers do exist in Connecticut. All summer long, we are bringing you their stories through audio interviews and photographs, which will be posted here.
Listen to these farmers in their own words.
Xóchitl Garcia, 26...
Read or listen here: https://www.ctpublic.org/news/2022-06-06/less-than-2