A frame from the video, The Young Black Farmers Defying A Legacy of Discrimination
Shot by Kathleen Caulderwood, Milena Mikael-Debass, and Srdjan Stojiljkovic. 

 

 

Honor Black History Month with a dive into the history and legacy of Black farming in the United States and globally. Films include Forgotten Farmers: African-American Land Loss, The Young Black Farmers Defying a Legacy of Discrimination, and broadcast journalist Edward R Murrow’s 1960 documentary Harvest of Shame. You’ll also enjoy music by the Black Banjo Reclamation Project plus light refreshments served. The event is presented by Pollinate Farm & Garden and Farms to Grow, Inc., a group that helps African-American farmers and other under-served farmers/gardeners to maintain and create sustainable farms. Cost: $10–$25 sliding scale. Info and tickets: here

Black Hands in the Soil: A Film Celebration of Black Farming
Saturday February 29, 6–9pm  

Pollinate Farm & Garden
2727 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland