pineapple NY presents: farming while black

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pineapple NY presents: farming while black

hosted by pineapple

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

WeWork SoHo West
175 Varick St
New York, NY 10014 United States


“To farm while Black is an act of defiance against white supremacy and a means to honor the agricultural ingenuity of our ancestors.” -Leah Penniman

Close your eyes and picture a farmer. Who did you see? In the 1920s, about 14% of all farms in the country were Black-owned. Now, around 1% are, but the overwhelming majority of farm laborers, an often exploited group, are people of color. And they’re the people being systematically excluded from [owning land] and eating fresh food.

In collaboration with Squarespace, our conversation partner and all-in-one website-building platform, join pineapple NY for the incredible opportunity to hear from this burgeoning leader in the food movement.