Ag Noire is a statewide Urban Agricultural Lobby Day to address food deserts & supply chain issues in Ohio's BIPOC communities.
Join us for a full day to engage legislators & enjoy networking with your fellow urban gardeners from around the state.
(Lunch will be provided!)
From crops to cannabis — Attend our roundtable discussion series to discover Ohio’s historic, future, & present-day landscape of urban agriculture through a BIPOC lens!
Gain insight on new proposed legislation for youth programming, funding resources for beginner farmers, & ￼community organizing opportunities.
Explore the state’s past, present, and future of BIPOC farming & urban ￼￼agriculture.
Briefing on House Bill 592 — to establish the “Urban Farmer Youth Initiative Pilot Program” & partner with existing agricultural orgs to expand BIPOC inclusion.
Local urban agricultural organizations & nonprofits you should get familiar with.
Learn about resources for beginning farmers & related business + additional funding sources.
Hear from BIPOC minorities in the hemp cultivation & cannabis￼ industry.