The Ultimate List of Black Owned Farms & Food Gardens

The Ultimate List of Black Owned Farms & Food Gardens

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The Ultimate List of Black Owned Farms & Food Gardens

(Updated 6/26/20)

Black owned farms make up less than 2 percent of all farms in the United States.

According to a recent report, Black farmers lost 80 percent of their farmland, often because they lacked access to loans or insurance needed to sustain their businesses.

The report mentions the “long and well-documented history of discrimination against Black farmers by the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture).”

It goes on to state that “The unequal administration of government farm support programs, crucial to protecting farmers from an inherently risky enterprise, has had a profound impact on rural communities of color.”

It is clear that that Black farmers need help now more than ever. We also need fresh produce they provide. Here is  a list of Black owned farms and food gardens that you can support.

Black Owned Farms

Alabama

black owned farms
DARDEN BRIDGEFORTH & SONS FARMS/ CREDIT: NEWS COURIER

Back 2 the Land Produce (Moundville, AL)

Darden Bridgeforth & Sons (Tanner, AL)

Arkansas

Mccrory Arkansas Webb’s Produce Farms And Market - Irish Potatoes and tomatoes

Arizona

Tiger Mountain Foundation (Phoenix, AZ)

California

black owned farms
WILL SCOTT OF SCOTT FAMILY FARMS/ CREDIT: AP PHOTO/GOSIA WOZNIACKA

African American Farmers of California demo farm (Fresno, CA)

Scott Family Farms (Fresno, CA)

Rancho de Rodney (Fresno, CA)

Farms to Grow, Inc. (Oakland, CA)

City Slicker Farms (Oakland, CA)

Raised Roots (Oakland, CA)

EcoVillage Farm Learning Center (Richmond, CA)

R Kelley Farms (Sacramento, CA)

The DMV Area (DC, MD, VA)

black owned farms
SOILFUL CITY/FACEBOOK

Good Sense Farm (Washington, DC)

Three Part Harmony (Washington, DC)

Soilful City (Washington, DC)

Sylvanaqua Farms (Washington, DC/Norfolk,VA)

The Bladensburg Farm (Riverdale, MD)

Tha Flower Factory  (Baltimore, MD)

Haynie Farms (Reedville, VA)

Florida

Harvest Blessing Garden (Jacksonville, FL)

Georgia

black owned farms
THE METRO ATLANTA URBAN FARM /FACEBOOK

Swanson Family Farm (Hampton, GA)

Southeastern African-American Farmers Organic Network (Atlanta, GA)

The Metro Atlanta Urban Farm (Royston, GA)

Semente Farm (Lithonia, GA)

Patchwork City Farms (Atlanta, GA)

Sweet Valley Farmstead (Fort Valley, GA)

Atlanta Harvest (Jonesboro, GA)

The Nation of Islam has 1600 acres of farmland in Brownwood GA. It’s called Muhammad Farms.

Illinois

Black Oaks farm in Illinois

Kentucky

The Russellville Urban Gardening Project(Russellville KY)

Barbour Farm (Canmer, KY)

Louisiana

black owned farms
HARPER ARMSTRONG, OWNER OF ARMSTRONG FARMS/ FACEBOOK

Armstrong Farms (Bastrop, LA)

Michigan

D-TownFarm (Detroit, MI)

Missouri

Swan Lake Missionary Baptist Association (Jonestown, Mississippi)

Missouri

black owned farm
WILL WITHERSPOON, CEO OF SHIRE GATE FARM

Shire Gate Farm (Owensville, MO)

New Jersey

“AgVocate Farms” owned by mother & daughter team: Taliba Holliday & Tiana North in Bridgeton,
NJ

Free Haven Farms (Lawnside, NJ)

 

New York


KAREN WASHINGTON, CO-OWNER OF RISE & ROOT FARM./ TWITTER

Rise & Root Farm (Chester, NY)

East New York Farms (Brooklyn, NY)

Brooklyn Rescue Mission Urban Harvest(Brooklyn, NY)

Soul Fire Farm (Petersburg, NY)

North Carolina


SAVAGE FARM/CREDIT: BLACK FAMILY LAND TRUST

Abanitu Farm (Roxboro, NC)

First Fruits Farm (Louisburg, NC)

Pine Knot Farms (Hillsborough, NC)

Savage Farms (Durham, NC)

Mother’s Finest Urban Farms (Winston Salem, NC)

Little Washington Group Goldsboro, NC

Ohio

Rid-All Green Partnership (Cleveland, OH)

Oregon

 

Black Futures Farm

Mudbone Grown (Portland, OR)

Rainshadow Organics (Sisters, OR)

Pennsylvania


THE PHILADELPHIA URBAN CREATORS /FACEBOOK

Mill Creek Farm (Philadelphia, PA)

The Philadelphia Urban Creators(Philadelphia, PA)

Rhode Island

Quaintly Farm in Providence

South Carolina


FRESH FUTURE FARMS/ ADAM CHANDLER PHOTOGRAPHY

Fresh Future Farm (North Charleston, SC)

Community Garden by Councilman Larry White (Conway, SC)

Williams Family Vineyard (Nesmith, SC)

Texas

We Over Me Farm (Dallas, TX)

Jacobs’ Family Farms (Dallas, TX)

Palm Center Farmers Market
5997 Beekman Rd
Houston, Texas

Washington State

black owned farms
CLEAN GREENS FARMS/ CAMILLE DOHRN

Sky Island Farm (Humptulips, WA)

Clean Greens (Seattle,WA)

Hilltop Urban Gardens, Tacoma, WA

International

Mwanaka Fresh Farm Foods (London)

 

 

  in All Posts/Black Business Lists/Feature Interviews  by 
Updated on May 28, 2020 by UnitedBlackLibrary 

-Tony O. Lawson 

 

(Feature Image: Adam Chandler Photography)

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