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Soul Fire Farm: Feeding the Soul, Growing Community

Community & Place Race & Ethnicity Health & Wellbeing

A farm in upstate New York is dedicated to addressing the painful history of farmwork to Black people in the US, while also growing fresh vegetables and community surrounding it. The Laura Flanders Show visited Soul Fire Farm this winter:

The Next System Project recently collaborated with the Laura Flanders Show in support of their series on gender, race, and the next system. They have aired a number of great segments on these important themes — and here are a few that we collaborated on:

And, our most recent collaboration:

There is more to come in this exciting series on gender, race, and the next system, so stay tuned and please help us circulate widely.

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