Learn more about HAFA and IATP’s partnership to support farm to early care with Hmong Providers. CSA boxes help provide alternate markets for HAFA farmers, and give providers culturally-relevant foods for the kids they care for! Watch the Hmong language version of this video here.
Interviews and interpretation by KaZoua Xiong
Filming and editing by Nora Shields-Cutler
Music by Robin Shields-Cutler
Building on a long-standing partnership and a bedrock vision of a truly community-based food system, in 2020 the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) launched a new Farm to in-home Early Care initiative on the east side of St. Paul. Read a Farm to in-home Early Care pilot case study on increasing access to healthy, culturally appropriate produce and resources for Hmong in-home early care providers and sustaining the financial viability of Hmong American Farmers Association farmers.