Black woman makes history

Emily Ford, a 28 year old professional gardener has made history this week as the first Black woman to thru-hike across the Ice Age national scenic trail, helping to further shift the narrative about who belongs or has a right to be outdoors, experiencing all of our natural heritage.

A 10 week journey, carrying everything she needed on her back with her dog through extreme weather and temperature conditions she share the whole experience to her fillers on social medi.lla. Read more about this historic achievement here.
After Emily said, “I hope that this kind of breaks down the stereotype for a lot of people,” she said, “whatever color they are.”