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Friday, November 8 • 11:45am - 1:00pm
Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing On and Off the Farm

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Despite popular depictions, farming often includes stressful, demanding, and dangerous work. Many farmers navigate long hours, low pay, regular crises, and social isolation as a standard part of their livelihoods. These stressors have caused the CDC to list farming as one of the highest risk occupations for mental health. These risks are even higher for farmers who hold targeted identities, such as through their race, gender, sexuality, and immigration status. Join us to learn about the impact of mental health in farming, connect with other farmers over your most victorious and difficult moments of the season, and explore strategies for supporting health and wellbeing on and off the farm. 

Friday November 8, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm EST
Classroom 210