Sound Bites: Natasha Bowens’ ‘The Color of the Food’ | Race And Agriculture

August 20, 2015 – Segment 2bowens

In our latest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world, we are joined by Natasha Bowens. Bowens is a beginning farmer and community grower in Western Maryland, who wrote the book The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming. She will present her book Thursday night, August 20th at 7:30pm at Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, and this September at the Baltimore Book Festival.

Later, Natasha Bowens is joined by local farmer Denzel Mitchell of Five Seeds Farm and Apiary in Baltimore to talk about the ways that race intersects with agriculture and the food movement.

Written by Marc Steiner

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