TC Growers to Spotlight Lakisha Witter

Join the the TC Growers online on October 1st (5:30-6 PM) to hear from organic farmer Lakisha Witter, the woman, the farmer, the owner, and inspiration behind Live Organically! Witter is an adjunct instructor in Bethel’s graduate program in special education and a Special Education Director overseeing numerous charter schools in the twin cities. She will be sharing her story of how and why she decided to farm despite having absolutely no farming experience and how she manages to balance her life and mental health in the midst of life demands. Sounds crazy? Well, tune in to hear how it all unfolds!
This presentation will be of interest to all emerging farmers. The TC Growers will continue to explore the daunting task of getting a start in farming through examples of those that are making it happen! Lakisha will share her story and her experiences making a start as a farmer in Minnesota –insights to all who want to become successful growers. Bring your questions and experiences and register for the Zoom meeting here.

The Twin Cities Growers Network is a collaboration between UMN Extension and SFA.