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BIPOC Farmers Network Meet-Up: Okra & Bitter Melon
Thursday March 31, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you a racialized ecological farmer or aspiring farmer? Join us for a friendly meet-up to kick off the growing season and connect with fellow Black, Indigenous and other farmers of colour. Come learn from some amazing farmers, make new friends and share farming knowledge and resources in a warm and welcoming environment.
Farmer Rav Singh of Shade of Miti Farm will get us started with a presentation about growing Okra and Bitter Melon. Rav will share everything from sourcing seed and germination, to growing tips, marketing and pricing. Q & A to follow, so bring all your questions about these beloved crops.
Rav (she/her) is a young farmer and climate educator in Mississauga. She runs a food and climate justice organization called Shade of Miti. Rav specializes in growing local and organic bitter melon, okra, eggplants and hot peppers. She focuses on these vegetables because there are not many local farmers offering these culturally significant vegetables to BIPOC and newcomer communities.
This meet-up is free & reserved for BIPOC farmers and aspiring farmers, and will be hosted by Angel Beyde and Amy Cheng.
RSVP at any point until 6 pm on March 31st by emailing email@example.com. You will be sent the Zoom link to join.