Leah Penniman -  Soul Fire Farm

Leah Penniman - Soul Fire Farm

Photo Courtesy of Leah Penniman

Photo Courtesy of Leah Penniman

Soul Fire Farm is located in Petersburgh, NY and was co-founded by Leah Penniman in 2011. Soul Fire farm “is committed to ending racism and injustice in the food system. This is accomplished through their extensive programs, like the Black- Latinx Farmers Immersion, their “Uprooting Racism immersion, youth programs as well as their community farm days. They run a farm share CSA which functions in the spirit of ujaama, or cooperative economics. Leah has just released her book “Farming While Black, Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land.  The book is collection knowledge gathered over the years through Leah’s experience building Soul Fire Farm and can be used as a tool for reconnecting black people to their heritage as farmers. To hear more, listen below.

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By reclaiming this agrarian tradition, we’re able to also reclaim autonomy in the political space and be able to provide for ourselves, our families and our communities, in a way that is not reliant on the systems that are frankly out to destroy our communities.
— Leah Penniman
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Gail Taylor - Three Part Harmony Farm

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