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Walking the Walk, Talking the Talk

A visit with José Garcia, Extension Assistant Professor

By LuAnne Roth
Published: - Topics: sustainable agriculture extension outreach agriculture farming

Garcia’s outreach work with Hmong farmers

Topics: Hmong farmers

Beyond the Latino farmers and workers, Garcia does similar workshops and presentations for extension people working with Hmong and other immigrant farmers in Missouri. Part of his work involves bridging existing services, and facilitating partnerships and connections. “It has to be collaborative,” he says, “I’d kill myself if I tried to everything on my own. Success relies heavily on those collaborations.”