Leah Penniman is Co-Director and Farm Manager of Soul Fire Farm with over 20 years of experience as a soil steward and food sovereignty activist.
Author of ‘Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land’ (Chelsea Green).
Leah Penniman is Co-Director and Farm Manager of Soul Fire Farm. She has over 20 years of experience as a soil steward and food sovereignty activist, having worked at the Food Project, Farm School, Many Hands Organic Farm, Youth Grow and with farmers internationally in Ghana, Haiti, and Mexico. Li co-founded Soul Fire Farm in 2010 with the mission to reclaim our inherent right to belong to the earth and have agency in the food system as Black and Brown people. Her areas of leadership at Soul Fire include farmer training, international solidarity, perennials, writing, speaking, “making it rain,” and anything that involves heavy lifting, sweat, and soil. Li’s book “Farming While Black” is a love song for the earth and her peoples.
FOOD, FARMING & HEALING OUR WORLD
Wednesday 27th January 2021