Group Pic with Don

Farm Tour with Fresno Unified School District (FUSD) & Office of Fresno County Superintendent of Schools

  On Tuesday, August 3, 2021, we invited both Fresno Unified School District (FUSD) and Office of Fresno County Superintendent of Schools (FCSS) to visit three local farms.  We toured the farms of (1) Farmer Don, (2) Farmer Wisher, and (3) Farmer Vue. Thank you farmers for making the tour educational, fun, and memorable. Thank[…]

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Make Ethnicity a Variable

Unfortunately, our request to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to make ethnicity a variable has been denied. In this critical month, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we will stand up and fight for our voice. We will be noticed. We will be heard. We will be counted. Join us in our efforts[…]

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Dollars Finally Reach the SEA Farming Community!

Throughout the last two months, the Asian Business Institute and Resource Center staff have been working closely with Southeast Asian (SEA) farmers to gain an understanding of how they are navigating through these challenging times. With no signs of the pandemic ending any time soon, SEA farmers are facing serious economic hardship. Most of their[…]