Join Black, Latinx farmers and community members in a conversation with Leah Penniman, author of Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land, on Sunday March 17th, 2019, in Chicago IL. Connect with individuals doing land justice work, environmental justice work, and social justice work across the Chicagoland area.
Chicago Black and brown farmers are hosting Leah Penniman and the groundbreaking book: Farming While Black!! Come get your copy and break bread with the author on Sunday March 17th! We will be holding the event at our co-host, KAMII Food Justice and Sustainability Program's space. . RVSP via eventbrite because space is limited! In FARMING WHILE BLACK: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land, Leah Penniman offers the first comprehensive manual for African-heritage people ready to reclaim their rightful place of dignified agency in the food system. It’s a one-of-a-kind guide that offers both how-to instructions and inspiration!
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This event is wheelchair accessible.
Please let us know if you will be needing childcare or spanish translation.
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Leah Penniman is a Black Kreyol educator, farmer, author, and food justice activist who has been tending the soil for twenty years and organizing for an anti-racist food system for fifteen years. She currently serves as founding co-executive director of Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, New York, a people-of-color led project that works to dismantle racism in the food system. She has been recognized by the Soros Equality Fellowship, NYSHealth Emerging Innovator Awards, and Fulbright Distinguished Awards, among others. Her new book is Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land (Chelsea Green Publishing, November 2018). Find out more about Leah’s work at www.soulfirefarm.org and follow her @soulfirefarm on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.