mano-Y-ola is a minority-and-female-owned company with over thirty years of experience in the field of leadership development, education research and evaluation, and community outreach and development. mano-Y-ola’s team designs, organizes, and evaluates the implementation of internship programs as well as outreach education efforts to assist Hispanic / Latino farmers in Puerto Rico and the Southeast Region of the United States, particularly enhancing farmers' knowledge of agricultural conservation and USDA programs.
What we do
mano-Y-ola is involved in a wide array of endeavors to support the sustainable and equitable development of Agriculture and Forestry throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
We are supported through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Forest Service on grants intending to support minority and underserved farmers, agricultural professionals, and forest landowners.
Our efforts encompass research, outreach, student internships, agricultural business education, community support and development, advocacy, and hosting the annual Hispanic Farmers and Agricultural Professionals Symposium.
Please explore the different topics below to learn more about our work in these areas.
We work to engage and educate our community about our efforts in supporting sustainable and equitable forestry practices. Our company partners with the US Forest Service to conduct research, perform outreach, create educational materials, and support minority Hispanic/Latino forest landowners throughout the US and Puerto Rico.
Cultivar Learning Network
Get information, resources, and instructions for participating or partnering in mano-Y-ola programs, which are available to help you develop your agricultural business.
The Culitvar Learning Network is a culmination of our work to promote the sustainable and equitable development of Hispanic/Latino agricultural professionals and includes educational materials, internship opportunities, outreach efforts, and talent development efforts.
Annual hispanic Symposia
Explore the annual Hispanic Farmers and Agricultural Professionals Symposium, which celebrates and promotes the efforts of Hispanic farmers and agricultural professionals nationwide and takes place every year during Hispanic Heritage Month.