Join educator, author, and sociologist Monica M. White, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Environmental Justice, Urban Agriculture and Community Food Systems at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a virtual discussion of her book, “Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement,” on Wednesday, August 19 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Freedom Farmers provides a historical foundation adding meaning and context to current conversations around the resurgence of food justice/sovereignty movements in urban areas.
Dr. White referred to as the Black Farmers’ Historian, will share book highlights, discuss Black farming through the lens of current national issues of racism, equity, and diversity, followed by a Q & A. You can purchase Dr. White's book in advance at FRUGALBOOKSTORE.NET.
All ticket proceeds will benefit the Urban Farming Institute of Boston, whose mission is to develop and promote urban farming to engage individuals in growing food and building a healthy community.
This book discussion will be moderated by Kerry Bowie, the Managing Partner of Msaada Partners and the Majira Project.