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Black farmer collective works to raise funds for land, critical infrastructure

Ujamaa Farmer Collective, a Black-led agriculture business cooperative, is leading the effort to purchase farmland that will permanently support anywhere from 10 to 20 farmers. In July, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved partial funding for the collective, which has brought the collective closer to its goal of assisting historically underserved farmers.