In 2019, Olivia Watkins ’16 created the Black Farmer Fund, which provides financ…

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In 2019, Olivia Watkins ’16 created the Black Farmer Fund, which provides financial and technical assistance for Black food systems entrepreneurs in New York State.

“I am a scientist by training, but if I’m a part of a project that helps move money to traditionally marginalized people, that allows me to expand my impact more than working for one farm or one academic institution,” says Watkins.

Read about how Watkins is planting the seed for a more equitable future for Black farmers and food entrepreneurs in #BarnardMagazine. (Link in bio)
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