Wrapping up my travels with a visit to the backyard Eden of Earth 'n' Us and Jessica Padron's Urban Farmer in Miami, I ponder Florida's past and present colonial abuses.
Growing Power’s Chicago outposts show that plants can be art as well as food, while Growing Home nurtures people whom society would throw away.
About 500 black farmers from the South, urban growers from the North, and food activists from all over gathered recently at Brooklyn College to discuss historical and lingering discrimination, food sovereignty, and more.
I recently spent two weeks in Detroit, working at Brother Nature Produce farm and watching how the city’s food-justice groups handle race and privilege.
New York City is jam-packed with urban farms, community gardens, and food-justice projects. Not all of them are what they seem, I've discovered, but one has stolen my heart.
One woman's journey to explore the urban-ag movement, learn to farm, and search for her black roots.