Nicole Vernon, Vernon Family Farm
“Vernon Family Farm is what it is because of the team work and the community and crew that exist around it.”
This October, Agrarian Trust is spotlighting the farmers and ranchers who put food on our plates, the advocates who support equitable land tenure and community commons based ownership, and the collaborations that are creating the local Agrarian Commons across the U.S.
Each day, we’ll post an original portrait of a farmer or stakeholder connected to the work of creating the local Agrarian Commons. A quote from each person highlighting the connection between land and community will accompany each portrait, which will be drawn in ink by Barcelona-based artist Katie Shelly.
Help uplift these hardworking farmers and ranchers, advocates, and collaborators throughout the month. Follow and connect with Agrarian Trust to learn about the local Agrarian Commons.
Agrarian Trust is innovating in land ownership, access, tenure, and equity opportunities to transform our relationships to the land and each other.
Agrarian Commons is a necessary and innovative approach to address the realities of farmland owner demographics, wealth disparity, farm viability, and all who are excluded and marginalized from equity in land, food, and community.
Inktober is a worldwide social media challenge. Thousands of artists worldwide participate every October, posting an ink drawing every day of the month with the hashtag #inktober.
Katie Shelly is a New York-born, Barcelona-based illustrator working with publications and organizations to tell stories and explain concepts with a sense of levity and fun.