Young Farmers of New Mexico, Rise Up!

(a wikipage managed by Jeff Ethan Genauer)

Here is a collection of writings on young farmers and sustainable agriculture, plus related press:

School Gardens Across America collected information

Playing to Win Universal School Gardens by Ethan Genauer (March 1st, 2010)

Funding for Youth Food Leadership and Food Justice in NM?
A Report on the 2009 National Slow Money Alliance Gathering by Ethan Genauer

Leaders, Allies and Resources for Young Farmers of New Mexico by Ethan Genauer

Growing the "Outdoor Classroom" -- A Report on School Gardens in Albuquerque Public Schools (WORD DOC) by Daniel Lau

2008: Organizers Heartened by Young Attendees at Tesuque
Pueblo's Annual Conference on Food and Seed Sovereignty

Imagine a world where young people feel empowered! This
is the vision at Camino de Paz School and Farm in Santa Cruz, NM

YES! Magazine: A New Crop of Farmers, with Tesuque Pueblo young farmer

USA TODAY: On tiny plots, a new generation of farmers emerges

Albuquerque Journal: "Younger Farmers Targeted" by NMOFC featuring Ethan Genauer

"YES: Youth Elevate Seeds! Growing the Power of a Youth-led Movement
for Sustainable Agriculture in New Mexico" by Ethan Genauer

"WHOSE White House Organic Garden? When Youth Lead..." by Ethan Genauer

"Peak Oil and Community Food Security" by Ethan Genauer

Is sustainable agriculture in New Mexico compatible with the nuclear industry?
"Walking the Road of Nuclear Resistance" by Ethan Genauer
Toxic waste trickles toward New Mexico's water sources

"A New Mexico farmer's response to global warming" by Ethan Genauer

Tomato farmworkers in Florida set example for sustainable food activists everywhere
"Farmworkers confront Sodexo for fair wages and human rights" by Ethan Genauer

Midwest farmer speaks about rural crisis caused by big banks and mega-farms
at October 2009 "Showdown in Chicago" by Ethan Genauer

Food, Finance and Democracy in Crisis
A speech by Raj Patel (edited & transcribed by Ethan Genauer)

In Defense of Sustainable Business! by Ethan Genauer

Please excuse the slight out-of-date-ness of the information below, written in November 2010 … .

PLEASE SEE MY SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS RESUME AND MY FULL ACTIVIST C.V.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT MY DIVERSE INTERESTS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES.

As 2010 comes to an end, I am still continuing my work to help build a cooperative movement of young sustainable farmers and community food activists, along with older allies and mentors, uniting together to connect, inspire and empower the next generations of sustainable agriculture in urban, rural and native New Mexico! Now in Española, I am working to help restore 4 acres of prime historic irrigable land to grow out seed crops next year and establish "El PoRTaL" (Place of Renewal, Transformation, and Learning) as a living outdoor classroom.
In 2007, I apprenticed full-time with a biodynamic CSA farm located in the semi-rural South Valley of Albuquerque, NM; and throughout 2008 I volunteered in the field to help expand another South Valley community farm, led by a local youth empowerment group. Meanwhile, I have coordinated and participated in events around the region to engage hundreds of New Mexican youth with the joys, challenges and opportunities of local sustainable food movements …

Contact me! Email ~ ethangenauer(at)gmail.com

ETHAN GENAUER'S RESUME (SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS)

ETHAN GENAUER'S C.V. OBJECTIVE: To utilize my experience and skills in writing and media production,
community organizing, events coordination, and social & environmental action
leadership to educate, communicate, advocate and organize for social justice
and ecological sustainability issues in New Mexico.

HERE IS A ONE-PAGE PDF COPY OF MY RESUME

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