MOA Committees

Nation of Islam Ministry of Agriculture Committees

Buying Club

The mission of the Buying Club Committee is to use and develop the collective knowledge and experience of its members to progress towards creating cooperatively owned coop markets in our cities.

Members meet via phone conference call every 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00pm central time.   The phone number is 218-339-4600 and the code is 293088#.  People who have buying clubs in their city, or are interested in starting one join by participating in the conference call.  The Buying Club Committee chairperson is:

Bro. Carlton Muhammad Oakland, CA


Cooperative Corporation

The mission of the Cooperative Corporation Committee is to establish and ensure compliance with MOA Policy regarding fiscal policy and non-profit status of the Buying Clubs.  Members meet on Tuesdays on an as needed basis.  People who have experience running a buying club may participate as members of the Cooperative Corporation Committee.  The Buying Club Committee contact is:

Bro. Kevin Muhammad Inland Empire, CA 951-492-1071


Credit Union and Banking

The Credit Union and Banking Committee is an investigating committee for the development of our own credit union and banking system, by investing and pooling our resources from buying clubs and cooperative corporations for stores and businesses.  The Credit Union and Banking contact is:

Sis Veola Timraz  Tuscaloosa, AL


Farming and Gardening

The Farming and Gardening committee shares information and expertise between hobby gardeners and experts.  The goal of the committee is the development of various techniques to enhance quality and production moving toward industrial farming.  Members meet via phone conference call every 1st Wednesday of the month. The Farming and Gardening Committee contact is:

Sis. Majiedah Muhammad  Detroit, MI  313-475-8426

News and Information

The News and Information committee disseminates information via direct mailing lists,, ,, and .

Sis. Intisar Muhammad Norfolk  VA  757-727-9489

Real Estate

The Real Estate Committee is dedicated to the acquisition, proper use and development of real property for the Ministry of Agriculture.  The Real Estate Committee contact is:

Sis. Anne Muhammad Bronwood,  GA  229-995-6619