Ashley Gripper

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Two growers tend to crops on farm in North Philadelphia. (Credit: Sonia Galiber)

We don't farm because it's trendy; we farm as resistance, for healing and sovereignty

Farming is not new to Black people

For more than 150 years, from the rural South to northern cities, Black people have used farming to build self-determined communities and resist oppressive structures that tear them down.

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No cultivamos porque está de moda: Cultivamos como resistencia, para la curación y la soberanía
Dos productores tienden a cultivar en una granja en el norte de Filadelfia. (Crédito: Sonia Galiber)

No cultivamos porque está de moda: Cultivamos como resistencia, para la curación y la soberanía

Durante más de 150 años, desde las zonas rurales del sur hasta las ciudades del norte, las personas Negras han utilizado la agricultura para construir comunidades autodeterminadas y resistir las estructuras opresivas que las destruyen.

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