Leah is a Black Kreyol farmer, author, mother, and food justice activist who has been tending the soil and organizing for an anti-racist food system for over 20 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 toward food and land justice. The work of Leah and Soul Fire Farm has been recognized by the Soros Racial Justice Fellowship, Fulbright Program, Grist 50, and James Beard Leadership Award, among others. Her book is a love song for the land and her people
- How has racism evolved in farming?
- What is food apartheid?
- How does racism in the food chain impact the health of those affected by it?
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/soulfirefarm
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/farmingwhileblack
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