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Leah Penniman, Farming While Black: Book Release

November 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm 9:30 pm EDT

An action shot of Leah Penniman, who is smiling and sitting in front of a bush of flowers, her hair up in a bun and wearing a tank top. Behind her is more vegetation and plants, and there is a bright sunlight on her,

Join us as we celebrate the release of Leah Penniman’s new book, Farming While Black. The Black Kreyol farmer/peyizan, author, and food justice activist from Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, NY recounts the efforts of a global network of farmers working to increase farmland stewardship by people of color, restore Afro-indigenous farming practices, and end food apartheid.

The cover of Leah Penniman's new book, Farming While Black, featering a distorted-color abstract drawing of two people working on a farm, with the colors vividly contrasted and mostly yellows and blues.

Penniman will share the stage with others from the remarkably talented Soul Fire community including: Taina Asili, DJ Trumaster, Naima Penniman of Climbing Poetree, Amani O., donfons, Jordan Hill, Ada Harper and others. The event will be complemented by shared African heritage foods! Provided by Ria as well as Amy Halloran and Unity House.

Farming While Black Website

Check out Leah’s Farm on the web! 

Here’s a sneak peek into the wonderful world of Soul Fire:

3361 6th Ave
Troy, 12180 United States
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