Racial Equity

The Groundwater Approach: Building a Practical Understanding of Structural Racism

Developed by Bayard Love and Deena Hayes-Greene from the Racial Equity Institute, the Groundwater Approach is a metaphorical framework for analyzing racism in the United States. Examples in this document, embedded below, can help deepen understandings of the manifestations of institutional racism. We hope that… Read More »The Groundwater Approach: Building a Practical Understanding of Structural Racism

Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Racism in the Value Chain of Food and Beverage

In this Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Racism in the Value Chain of Food and Beverage webinar, explore historical and current inequities in starting-up a food or beverage-based business. Panelists speak on their experience in being a BIPOC owner and working, marketing, and… Read More »Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Racism in the Value Chain of Food and Beverage

Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Financing and Land Access Inequities

Examine the history of agricultural land ownership disparities and historical lockouts of financing with private institutions and the USDA in this webinar episode produced by Penn State Extension. Panelists speak on their own experiences with operating a farm project, funding, and financing a farm startup.… Read More »Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Financing and Land Access Inequities

Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Food Access, Equity, and Farmers Markets

If you ask, most farmers markets will tell you that the market is for everyone in the community. However, to some members of the community, farmers markets and CSA programs can feel exclusive. In the Exploring Racial Equity and Access in our Food System: Food Access,… Read More »Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Food Access, Equity, and Farmers Markets

Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: History, Land Access, and Race

The Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: History, Land Access, and Race webinar produced by Penn State Extension examines the impact of the long history of structural and systemic racism within the food and agricultural systems on black and brown farmers in the United… Read More »Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: History, Land Access, and Race