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Leah Penniman

Leah is a farmer and educator based in the Albany, N.Y., area.

Articles by this author

 

After a Century In Decline, Black Farmers Are Back And On the Rise

These Black farmers don’t stop at healthy food. They’re healing trauma, instilling collective values, and changing the way their communities think about the land.

Leah Penniman ·


Four Ways Mexico’s Indigenous Farmers Are Practicing the Agriculture of the Future

How can we get the most out of our farmland without harming the planet? I traveled to rural Mexico to learn from indigenous farmers.

Leah Penniman ·


Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow

If we are to create a society that values black life, we cannot ignore the role of food and land.

Leah Penniman ·

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