Minnesota Wants to Give More Resources to Farmers, but Only the Ones Who Aren’t White Men

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has a program apparently designed to provide resources and financial aid to every group of people except white men.

The new members of the “Emerging Farmers’ Working Group” were announced last week. The group is comprised of 19 members selected by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture who will find ways to provide resources to “farmers or aspiring farmers who are women, veterans, persons with disabilities, American Indian or Alaskan Natives, members of a community of color, young, and urban, and any other emerging farmers as determined by the commissioner.”

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