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Pakou Hang
Founder and Executive Director, Hmong American Farmers Association

Raised in a family of immigrants where farming was passed down through generations, and with parents who grew and sold produce to put her and her siblings through college—Pakou Hang has a long history in agriculture. “Some of my earliest and fondest memories are of summertime at the farm right after sunset, listening to my grandfather tell folktales while picking string beans, and bringing ice water to my parents in the corn fields,” Pakou recalls. Today, Pakou carries on that family tradition through the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA)—a non-profit organization that works to advance the prosperity of Hmong farmers …

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