The National Black Farmers Association will hold its 30th annual conference Saturday and Sunday in Boydton, Va., hosted in partnership with the Association of American Indian Farmers and National Women Farmers Association.

The theme for the interactive two-day program that provides disadvantaged farmers knowledge and techniques to enhance their skills and networking and financial resource skills is “Reclaiming, Regaining and Regenerating Our Farms.”

Featured speakers on both days will include National Black Farmers Association President John Boyd, who, along with others, will provide information on of farm credit and financing, networking and legal and social services, the association said in a press release.

Free dinners for the sessions that begin each day at 9 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. will be provided by Fancy Eats of Lumberton, N.C., and Bonner Brothers of Dinwiddie, Va.

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