Tiffany LaShae

Tiffany LaShae is a Farmer-Activist with 10 years experience stewarding land and collaborating with farmers in many places throughout the U.S and abroad. Tiffany is a farm educator, facilitating programs such as Soul Fire Farming Immersions (New York), Big Rivers Farms Education Program (Minnesota), and International USAID Climate Smart Agriculture Farmer-to-Farmer Trainings (Benin). She is currently a Graduate Student at the University of Minnesota studying soil science and researching the intersection of soil health, land use and culture with farmers across the U.S. Black Belt. Tiffanyā€™s farm project, Black-eyed Peace (Marine on St Croix, Minnesota), is about 1 acre of diverse vegetable and seed productionā€”focusing primarily on the Lost Crops of Africa and crops brought to the U.S. to keep African culture alive. In 2021, she grew seed crops such as black-eyed peas, sweet potatoes, okra, collard greens, watermelon, sorghum and millet.

Grantee Information

Year(s) Awarded: 2022