Association of American Indian Farmers - AAIF

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The Association of American Indian Farmers (AAIF) is a national organization that provides outreach, advocacy and technical assistance across Native America. It provides access to state and national information concerning Agriculture through newsletters and other special online communication tools. It also facilitates networking with other American Indian Farmers and agriculture professionals.

 

AAIF was founded in January 2014 by Kara Boyd, an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. AAIF. is constantly strengthening the connections between farmers and their consumers, between experienced farmers and new/beginning youth farmers and between farmers and youth hoping to find a career in agriculture. By joining Kara Boyd's Association of American Indian Farmers, Members will participate in high quality, competency-based training and technical assistance activities and events. Please fill out the form to join the Association of American Indian Farmers. For more information about membership, please contact us by email or by phone at(804) 691-8528.


Kara Boyd and The Beauty of Living with Respect of Mother Nature

Celebrating Kara Boyd, an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and Founder of the Association of American Indian Farmers who was interviewed in this beautiful short [Edited] film "Unexpected Beauty" by acclaimed director, actress, author and mother, Paola Mendoza.We are thrilled to announce that the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) has partnered this year 2015 for the first time with the Association of American Indian Farmers (AAIF) & National Womens' Farming Association (NWFA).Join the 25th Annual National Black Farmers Association Conference (FREE) from November 6 to 7, 2015 in Birmingham, Alabama.This important interactive two day program will be located at the Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport Hotel. 5000 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N Birmingham, AL 35212.The main goal of this conference is to provide practical knowledge and techniques to enhance farmers skills and networking, and financial resource capabilities for small, limited resource and socially disadvantaged farmers, ranchers and landowners.NBFA will also update anyone on USDA Lawsuits and Settlements. Save the date & attend if you can!Watch Full Short Film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3rdTxBxLesCopyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.Learn more on #TheEsteeEdit: esteelauder.com/estee-edit>>---->

Posted by I Love Ancestry on Monday, October 26, 2015

Kara Boyd, Founder of AAIF was interviewed in this beautiful short [Edited] film "Unexpected Beauty" by acclaimed director, actress, author and mother, Paola Mendoza.

Every year, the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) organize the National Black Farmers Association Conference, an interactive two day program giving practical knowledge and techniques to enhance Black farmers skills and networking, and financial resource capabilities for small, limited resource and socially disadvantaged farmers, ranchers and landowners. NBFA has partnered this year 2015 for the first time with the Kara Boyd's Association of American Indian Farmers & National Womens' Farming Association.

For more information, please contact Kara Boyd's Association of American Indian Farmers directly by phone at (804) 691-8528 or send an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kara Boyd's Association of American Indian Farmers is committed to preserve ancestral lands, heritage, and lifestyle while providing families and communities with healthy food. It was founded to serve the followings purposes:

  • To increase public awareness and understanding of the Keepseagle Settlement, Cobell Settlement and the Agriculture industry to American Indian Farmers.

  • To provide outreach, advocacy, and technical assistance support for related programs and activities, that are compatible and consistent with United States governmental agencies as they pertain to agriculture.

  • To solicit, utilize, and invest funds in support of American Indian Farmers.

Kara Boyd made the announcement that the Association of American Indian Farmers (AAIF) and the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) have partnered with the National Womens' Farming Association to help women farmers in their efforts to be treated fairly by USDA, and to help them in their landmark case Love v Vilsack. The National Womens Farmers Association is a national organization (NWFA) that will provide necessary information to stay competitive. The NWFA will be holding meetings to inform Women farmers of the Love lawsuit which is a women farmers discrimination lawsuit against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Please fill out the form to join the Association of American Indian Farmers.

For more information, please contact Kara Boyd's Association of American Indian Farmers directly by phone at (804) 691-8528 or send her an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 


For more information about the Association of American Indian Farmers visit the AAIF Facebook Fan Page. AAIF Address: 8 Wind Road, Baskerville, VA 23915 - TEL: (804) 691-8528

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