Sound Bites: Good Food Gathering — Keeping The Tradition Of African American Farming Alive

African American farmersMay 7, 2015 – Segment 3

On a new episode of Sound Bites, we broadcast of a very lively town hall meeting held on March 23 – one of our “Good Food Gatherings” in partnership with Baltimore Food & Faith Project – in which our panel of guests and the audience engaged in a discussion following a screening of the movie Homecoming, about the history of Black farmers in the U.S. Our panel of guests includes: Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church and Executive Director of Orita’s Cross Freedom School; Aleya Fraser, educator and co-manager of an Eastern Shore Farm; Dwayne Cousar, founder of Brooklyn Greenhouse Community; and Lavette Blue, co-founder/manager of The Greener Garden.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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