User login

You are here

Urban Agriculture, Sacred Gardens and the African American Experience

Primary tabs

Featuring Venice Williams

The Africans who came to the Americas brought with them a wealth of agricultural and culinary knowledge and wisdom, and the African Americans who remained in this country post-emancipation — whether they stayed in the south or moved throughout the country as part of The Great Migration — carried with them cultural traditions related to farming, cooking, and craft. In this workshop, we will look at the complicated history of Black people’s relationship to the land and food. We will also explore the presence of African Americans in the current urban agriculture movement and the work of Alice's Garden in Milwaukee to bring healing to an urban community and landscape.

 

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 
Conference: 
2012 North American Biodynamic Conference
Date: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
Monona Terrace
United States
Presenter(s):