Young Women's Leadership

Women in Agriculture

SRBWI's Women in Agriculture is the first black women's cooperative in Mississippi (incorporated March 2010) and coordinates family farmers across five counties in Mississippi, to work the land.

SRBWI’s Women in Agriculture is the first black women’s cooperative in Mississippi (incorporated March 2010) and coordinates family farmers across five counties in Mississippi, to work the land.

The group’s tagline, “With roots as deep as ours, flavor is assured,” spotlights product quality, community pride and sustainability. Collective members stand squarely on the shoulders of generations of southern, African American farmers.

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To tour the Women in Agriculture farms, contact Gloria Sturdevant at gsturdevant@childrensdefense.org.