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Category: Successes

  • Posted on May 4, 2016

    We invite you to view this inspiring video for an insider’s view of the successful 2016 Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference held earlier this year in St. Paul, Minnesota. Attendees at this conference represented more than 13 ethnic and cultural groups, including African American, Bhutanese, Burundi, Karen, Latino, Lebanese, Native American, and Nepalese. Click here to watch […]

  • Posted on January 4, 2016

    Minority and immigrant farmers are invited to participate in the 11th Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference (IMFC). The conference will be held on Saturday, January 30 & Sunday, January 31 at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55108. The conference is free to farmers. Language interpretation is […]

  • Posted on September 24, 2015

    FLAG is proud to share the news that Senior Staff Attorney Hli Xyooj was just named one of only 14 Best Under 40 Lawyers by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Hli is being recognized for her years of providing legal services and a wide range of technical support to small-scale and underrepresented farmers, many […]

  • Posted on September 1, 2015

    Did you know that FLAG’s Senior Staff Attorney Hli Xyooj is a Food Champion? Hli Xyooj (pronounced “lee zhung”), who served on the steering committee for the Minnesota Food Charter, says this about her work: “As I assist people with their farm and legal issues, I’m also helping them to navigate poverty issues at the […]

  • Posted on December 15, 2014

    Click link to read: Susan Stokes receives Minnesota Justice Foundation Award

  • Posted on November 12, 2014

    Please join us in congratulating FLAG Senior Staff Attorney and Deputy Director Stephen Carpenter, who recently received the 2014 Excellence in Agricultural Law Award from the American Agricultural Law Association at their annual conference. Stephen says he is “honored to be chosen by his peers” for this prestigious award.

  • Posted on March 19, 2014

    The 9th Annual Immigrant and Minority Farmers conference was held on February 1-2 in St. Paul, MN, with attendees from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio. The number of registrants totaled 160 on Saturday and 137 on Sunday, of which 60 percent were immigrant and minority farmers, and the remainder being sponsors, exhibitors, presenters, interpreters and volunteers. The entire […]

  • Posted on February 5, 2014

    Click this link to read: Letter to FLAG from Minnesota Hmong American farmer clients.

  • Posted on January 5, 2014

    Star Tribune Op-Ed by Ly Vang and Susan E. Stokes Ly Vang was Executive Director of the former Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women in Minnesota (AAHWM); and Susan E. Stokes is an attorney and Executive Director of Farmers’ Legal Action Group (FLAG). If you walk through the emerging bounty of your local farmers’ market […]

  • Posted on January 4, 2014

    Click to open link: Thanks ltr from Mayor Chris Coleman