Leah Penniman: Farming while black

By Farmerama Radio
1st February 2019
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Leah Penniman is a farmer, author, activist and an all-round inspiration who we were lucky enough to interview for this special show.

Her book, ‘Farming While Black’, published by Chelsea Green Publishing, is a multi-layered journey with practical tips for beginner farmers, afro-indigenous recipes, leadership advice, the story of building a farm and serving a community.

But at its heart, this is a call to action, empowering people of colour to reclaim traditions and cultures that have been suppressed by colonialism and slavery.

Thanks to Chelsea Green Publishing for supporting this episode.

Image: onion harvest at Soul Fire Farm, credit: Leah Penniman