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Co-founded by Dr. Gail P. Myers and Gordon Reed in 2004


FARMS TO GROW, INC is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to working with Black farmers and underserved sustainable farmers around the country. Farms To Grow, Inc. is committed to sustainable farming and innovative agriculture practices which preserve the cultural and biological diversity, the agroecological balance of the local environment.


Farms To Grow, Inc. aims to increase the capacity of underserved farmers to keep their farm operations and establish farming as a viable career for future generations. Underserved farmers may include Native Americans, Hispanics, other minority groups, women, the physically challenged, and limited access organic farmers.


Our mission is to assist African American farmers and other under-served farmers/gardeners in maintaining and creating sustainable farms and spaces to grow food and motivate the next generation of farmers to grow sustainably and with the community in mind.


PO BOX 10504

Oakland, CA 94610


Tel: 510-379-8600

EIN# 51-0524273

We Are Farms To Grow, Inc

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Gordon Reed
Farms to Grow, Inc Co-founder

Dr. Gail P. Myers
Farms to Grow, Inc Co-founder

Theresa Starks
Board President 


Iyana Haynes

Adrionna Fike

Danielle Gerton

Shannon Shird

Michelle Novak

RamanDeep Kaur

Naab Chitwant

Micco Smith Kanze

Andrea Zak-Lee

Debra Palmer

Amber Mayfield

Katherine Smith

Stephanie Lederer

Corey Bonasorte 

Christopher Lebron

Audrey Waldrop

Patricia McDonald

Molly Drill

Anna Barr

Xiaoyi Jin

Aki McKinzie

Board Member

Elaine Smith
Executive Director/Producer


Special thanks to all the Black Farmers who laid the agricultural and community foundations we build upon today.  And all of you that have contributed to keeping the legacy and tradition of the Black farming lifestyle alive.

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