‘Farming While Black’: A Guide To Finding Power And Dignity Through Food

Leah Penniman made it her goal to start a farm for her neighbors, and to provide fresh food to refugees, immigrants and people affected by mass incarceration.

Leah Penniman’s new book teaches farming to address issues such as racism, health disparities and food access. She also traces some farming technologies back to their widely unknown African roots.

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