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Inaugural National Black Farmers Conference at Brooklyn College A Success,

By David Kene Last weekend, November 19-21, the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community convened at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation and around the world. The 3-day conference, attended by more than 500 people, […]readmore

Of Coups and Coops: “Hattie Carthan” Brings Chickens to North

By Yonnette Fleming Livestock breeding and farming has been practiced by the women in my family for years. According to my grandmother’s accounts (a woman who raised hundreds of chickens at a time for consumption in her village of Berbice, Guyana, South America), when the women in our family�got married, they were given five live […]readmore