Leah Penniman co-founded Soul Fire Farm in 2010 in Grafton, New York. The farm works toward a goal of ending racism and injustice in the food industry. Photos: Naima Green

We Can’t Talk About Farming Without Talking About Race

Leah Penniman is helping BIPOC become food sovereign at her 80-acre farm

“Farmers, as in landowning farm managers, are the Whitest profession in the United States, and being a farmworker is the Brownest profession in the United States.”

“We have a food apartheid situation where Black and Brown folks are much more likely to be hungry in this country and much more likely to have diet-related illnesses.”

LA-based freelance writer, intuitive tarot reader, certified reiki healer, & practicing yogi

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