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The mission of the 2020 Farmers Cooperative is to create and operate a marketing cooperative that promotes fair and equitable agricultural opportunities for black and socially disadvantaged farmers nationwide.


2020 Farmers Cooperatives’ governance is transparent and has consistent management practices with cohesive policies, guidance, processes and decision-rights for each given area of responsibility.


Through our policies, farmer members determine who has power, who makes decisions and how other stakeholders participate and make their voices heard. Transparency and accountability are two founding principals at 2020 and we believe this is what builds trust among our members.  


We encourage staff and farmer member partnerships within a highly participatory democracy. The 2020 Cooperative board provides the framework and oversight in decision-making.  Elected and appointed committees offer guidance to the board and serve as a conduit to membership. 

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Training & Best Practice

Farmer Advocacy

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Collective Economics


“No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem”

--Booker T. Washington

  • 2022 Grow Plan Discussion-Opportunities
    2022 Grow Plan Discussion-Opportunities
    Wed, May 26
    2022 Grow Planning Session
    May 26, 2021, 6:00 PM CDT
    2022 Grow Planning Session
    May 26, 2021, 6:00 PM CDT
    2022 Grow Planning Session
    Time to plan an prepare! Are you looking for opportunities to expand or diversify your planting opportunities? Increase your income or just wanting to explore opportunities in Agri-business?
  • There Is Room At The Table
    There Is Room At The Table
    Thu, Feb 18
    Feb 18, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Feb 18, 2021, 6:00 PM
    There is Power in Numbers! Economic Opportunities, social justice or just putting food on the table. Join us as we discuss the power of cooperatives and what the 2020 Farmers Co-Op is all about.
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