Following Black History Month, we consider what it means for Black food leaders to cultivate a better future for their communities, and thus, for all. From producing new techniques for use in rural agriculture to increasing representation as food entrepreneurs, members of Black communities across the country are looking inward to move forward. By responding dynamically to community needs, they demonstrate that the power and vision for transformation come from within.
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Listen to the full Fields episode on Universe City and Afro-Indigenous Food Sovereignty featuring Alexis Mena here.
Learn more about Nancy Rosborough’s truffle technology at Mycorrhiza Biotech here.
For more information about Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm, visit their website.
Check out Cloudy Donut’s delectable flavors.
Jerrell’s BETR BRGR can be found in lower Manhattan and in Hoboken, New Jersey. Check out their website.
Good Part & Co is a Black-owned juicebar in Baltimore, right outside of John Hopkins University. For more information, check out their website.
Deb Freeman is a food anthropologist and writer focusing on Black culinary history. You can listen to season 1 of Setting the Table here, and keep up with her work here.
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