HAFA in the News

February 9 |Agrinews.com

Here to Farm; where to start? 


December 16 |Minnesota Business Magazine

Women Entrepreneurs from farm to fabrics and beyond 


December 15 |Minnesota Food Charter

Food Infrastructure: Pakou Hang


November 6 |Hastings Star Gazette

USDA tours HAFA farm for Cooperative Month


October 28 |MPR News

What it means to be an American: Artists, musicians and activists speak.


October 18 |NFSN

Hmong farmers bring healthy food and cultural diversity to littler eaters.


September 16, 2016 | Minnpost

Minnesota has more farmers markets than ever. That might not be good for farmers.


August 16, 2016 | The Star Tribune

Farm prospers by providing land, larger markets for Hmong farmers


August 2, 2016 | Hastings Star Gazette

HAFA farm wins 2016 Farm Family of the Year


July 2016 | Minnesota Grown

Pick of the Month: Hmong American Farmers in Minnesota


June 30, 2016 | Minnesota Public Radio

Art Hounds: Farmers, fireflies and a Shakespeare festival


June 24, 2016 | Southwest Journal

Whittier Farmers Market opens Saturday


June 20, 2016 | TEDx

Watch Summer’s Bounty—Ask Me For More | Pakou Hang | TEDxMinneapolisSalon


June 2016 | Minnesota Monthly

MMAA exhibit glimpses into lives of Hmong farmers


May 24, 2016 | The Line

Hmong American Farmers Association cultivates profits, productivity, community


May 20, 2016 | Carleton College


May 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

Exhibit follows Hmong farmers


May 13, 2016 | MinnPost

‘Seeds of Change’ opens at MMAA


May 13, 2016 | Minnesota Public Radio

‘Seeds of Change’ photo exhibit documents Hmong farm project


May 10, 2016 | Pioneer Press

New ‘Seeds of Change’ exhibit is like a trip to the farm


April 2016 | Seward Community Co-op Sprout!

HAFA CSA featured in the Seward Co-op Magazine


March 2, 2016 | East Side Enterprise Center

Hmong American farmers (sustainable sustenance)


March 2016 | The Furrow

Living the American Dream


March 2016 | Farm Credit 100

Pakou Hang named Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives honoree


February 24, 2016 | Twin Cities Business Magazine

Association Builds Wealth Among Hmong


February 17, 2016 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Grants roundup


February 10, 2016 | Northwest Area Foundation

Hmong farmers, Latino immigrants, & Native youths lead the way to thriving communities: NWAF 4th Quarter 2015


February 4, 2016 | The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota commits $4 million to advance health equity


February 2, 2016 | CREATIVZ

What artists actually need is an economy that works for everyone


February 2016 | The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Health in All Policies


January 15, 2016 | Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Urban agriculture in Minnesota: A report to the Minnesota legislature


January 2016 | Woodbury Magazine

Health menu option at South Washington County schools


December 25, 2015 | Food Tank

116 orgs you might not have heard about, but should know in 2016


December 2015 | Humanity in Action

Growing equity: Philanthropy, government and social enterprise in Minnesota’s sustainable food system


December 2015 | Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op

Fixing our food system means developing a vibrant local food economy


November 30, 2015 | Rochester Bulletin

Answer Man answers questions about new sheds on the HAFA Farm


November 25, 2015 | AgriNews

From soil to shelf


November 24, 2015 | Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Giving Tuesday: Reasons to give back


November 16, 2015 | Hmong Times

Hmong American Farmers Association


November 4, 2015 | Minnesota Department of Agriculture

HAFA publishes results of first year of cover crop research with the MN Dept. of Ag.


November 3, 2015 | KFAI, MinneCulture

A Hmong Farm for the Future


October 28, 2015 | Star Tribune

The Good Acre food hub provides marketplace opportunities for farmers


October 25, 2015 | East Side Review

High-schoolers help out at Hmong farm


October 21, 2015 | Nexus Community Partners

Nexus is proud to release a “Briefing on Promising Workforce and Job Creation Models”


October 18, 2015 | East Side Review


October 14, 2015 | Minnesota Department of Education

Minnesota’s Farm to Childcare program is building healthy eaters and a sustainable local food system


October 12, 2015 | Woodbury Bulletin

From farm to the lunch tray: District 833’s new partners


October 8, 2015 | United States Department of Agriculture

Hmong farmers work to get Twin Cities-area produce in stores, schools


September 13, 2015 | 5 Eyewitness News KSTP-TV

HAFA’s 2nd Annual Farm Open House



September 2015 | Minnesota Women’s Press

Growing leadership: Activist Pakou Hang organizes Hmong-American farmers “at the nexus of history”



August 21, 2015 | AgriNews

Conservation in Action tour held in Minnesota


August 18, 2015 | The Progressive Farmer

Training for sustainability: Hmong producers implement conservation efforts


July 16, 2015 | Star Tribune

Mobile food store heading to Minneapolis


July 7, 2015 | AgriNews

Slow Money ahead for farmpreneurs?


June 18, 2015 | The Catholic Sun

From border to academia, enthusiasm for papal encyclical runs high


May 27, 2015 | Star Tribune

Agriculture summit in St. Paul focuses on women’s leadership opportunities


April 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

Minnesota’s immigrant farmers establish new roots


April 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

Growth of farmers markets shows going small can pay off


April 1, 2015 | Seward Community Co-op

HAFA featured in Seward Co-op’s newsletter “Sprout!”


March 8, 2015 | Twin Cities Pioneer Press

77,000 ways to be Hmong and Minnesotan


March 4, 2015 | Minnesota Public Radio

Appetites: Hmong cuisine, ‘the ultimate fusion food’


January 2015 | AgriBank

Building a bold ag future


December 2, 2014 | The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Transforming Hmong farming


November 23, 2014 | Twin Cities Pioneer Press

St. Paul East Side groups unite to boost small business


November 12, 2014 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

Feast! Festival and Trade Show: Interview with HAFA Organizer Yao Yang


November 12, 2014 | Hmong Times

Hmong American Farmers Association receives $70,000 from Farm Credit


October 23, 2014 | Star Tribune

Hmong American Farmers Association receives $70,000 grant


October 1, 2014 | Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Hmong American Farmers Association receives grant


October 2014 | Twist and Sprout

Farm to Head Start visit to HAFA Farm


October 2014 | Public News Service

Farm to Child Care project


September 18, 2014 | MinnPost

Farming into the future: Hmong American Farm


September 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

Hmong farmers are pioneering new ownership and marketing in Dakota County


August 20, 2014 | Minnesota 2020

Finding new keys to land ownership, careers in farming


August 20, 2014 | Next Avenues | Twin Cities Public Television

Becoming a farmer in retirement


June 2014 | Forum with the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists

Science, democracy, and a healthy food policy


February 28, 2014 | Simple, Good and Tasty

Five surprising places to eat local


February 10, 2014 | Wellstone

For Hmong farmers, by Hmong farmers, led by Hmong farmers


November 22, 2013 | AgriNews

Hmong American Farmers Association can serve as model for remaking food economy


November 14, 2013 | Women’s Agricultural Network Blog

Women in sustainable agriculture: Reflection for the National Conference


May 2, 2013 | The Citizen

Wanted: A connection to the land