Thursday, February 18

Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference Fundraiser

A Benefit Fundraiser

Celebrating Black Farmers in America Past and Present

On February 26, there will be an evening of delicious food, music and conversation to raise funds for New York City’s first Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners conference scheduled for April 10, 2010 at Brooklyn College.

Guest Speakers will include Kolu Zigbi, Program Officer for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, and Karen Washington, President of the NYC Community Gardens Coalition and Co-Founder of La Familia Verde Gardens Coalition.

John Francis Ficara will present his award winning photographic documentary project “Black Farmers In America.”

The Horticultural Society of New York
148 W 37th street, 13th floor
New York, NY 10018

6:00 - 9:00 PM


$25.00 for farmers/gardeners
$50.00 for supporters

Purchase your tickets online through Brown Paper Tickets.