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. Tiffany’s farm project, Black-eyed Peace (Marine on St Croix, Minnesota), is about 1 acre of diverse vegetable and seed production—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