Social Media for Farmers Workshop Re-cap

In August, we held a workshop on social media for farms and farmers – thank you to all who joined us and to our three facilitators: Cee Stanley from Green Heffa Farms (@greenheffafarm), Kamal Bell from Sankofa Farms (@sankofafarms), and M. Dominique Villlanueva from Fountain Heights Farms (@fountainheightsfarms).

You can watch a full recording of the video here.

Our 3 farmer facilitators shared their social media expertise – watch the full video to hear what each of them shared: 

  • “Do the best you can do, with where you are right now. Don’t wait and not start social media because it’s not perfect. Put the best that you can out there, and scale up when you are able to.” – Cee 

  • “Claim your values and your expertise! Embrace vulnerability, authenticity, and be transparent about your success, your struggles, and your process. Avoid burnout by being realistic about what you can do and sharing what feels authentic to you.” – Dominique 

  • “Always be taking photos – events you attend, new projects or crops, or work days – to ensure that you always have pictures on hand to share. Know what to share on which platform: professional announcements or events on LinkedIn and photos or videos of your farm on Instagram.” – Kamal 

Brand new to social media? Click here for a beginner’s guide to social media platforms, tools, and tips to get you started. 

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