New Fund centers community voice and power from design to investments providing a model for democratizing capital investments

Black Farmer Fund (BFF), an emerging community-governed investment fund, is excited to launch a pilot fund. Leveraging its deep connections at the community level, BFF will connect Black farmers and food business…


Photo credit: Leia Vita Marasovich//Farmer’s Footprint

New York — December 2, 2020. Black Farmer Fund, a black food system-focused community investment fund, yesterday was featured on the 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 List in the Social Impact category.

Formed in 2017, the 501(c)3 organization was created by co-founders Olivia Watkins and Karen Washington, who met at…

Black Farmer Fund

Black Farmer Fund is an emerging community investment fund that invests in black food systems entrepreneurs in New York State.

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