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Friday, December 8 • 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Crop Roundtable: Sin Fronteras FILLING

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Learn from experienced crop farmers at in-depth roundtable discussions with small groups of beginning farmers. Conversations will revolve around the histories and lessons learned from farmers who have successfully achieved, or are on track to achieve, their goals of economic viability and ecological resilience. Questions and free-flowing dialogue among table groups are highly encouraged.

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Eduardo Rivera

Owner/Farmer, Sin Fronteras Farm and Food
Mario Eduardo Rivera is a 2017 Stone Barns Exchange Fellow. Eduardo is originally from Zacatecas, Mexico, and has lived in the United States for 24 years. Eduardo grew up farming with his grandfather and felt disconnected from the land after moving to the United States. It wasn’t until he had his daughter, now six years old, that he was able to reconnect with the land and his childhood agricultural experiences. Eduardo graduated from high school in Arizona, where he also attended community college. He has held a variety of positions in education, cleanroom medical production, restaurants and construction. After relocating to Minnesota, Eduardo worked at Mississippi Market and Seward Community Co-op, and connected with Latin@ community organizing and outreach nonprofits. Currently, Eduardo is the owner and farmer of... Read More →


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