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The Baltimore Uprising & Food Sovereignty

October 22, 2015  – Segment 3Screen Shot 2015-10-22 at 3.07.04 PM

Our show concludes with a ruminative glance at  the correlation between  food insecurity in Baltimore and what has come to be known as the Baltimore Uprising, the demonstrations and violence that occurred after the death of Freddie Gray.  The discussion features commentary from Michael Twitty, Culinary Historian of African and African American Foodways and blogger at Afroculinaria; Walker Marsh, Founder and owner of the Flower Factory; Sache Jones, Food Justice Consultant for the Park Heights Community Health Alliance and Manager of the AFYA Community Teaching Garden in Park Heights; and Blain Snipstal, returning generation farmer on the Eastern Shore of Maryland at Black Dirt Farm.

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The Black Church Food Security Network

October 22, 2015 – Segment 2

Next, we revisit our July discussion about the launch of the Black Church Food Security Network, with: Bishop J. L. Carter, Pastor of the Ark Church; the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church and Executive Director of Orita’s Cross Freedom School; and the Rev. Darriel Harris, Project Officer of the Baltimore Food & Faith Project at Johns Hopkins’ Center for a Livable Future.

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