Urban Agriculture and the radical imagination of the possible As I explored in an earlier blog post, the lawn remains a powerful symbol of class domination, racism, and colonialism. Understanding … Continue reading Urban Agriculture and the radical imagination of the possible
You can read the entire paper I wrote for the Bring Food Home conference here. It will be the basis of a participatory workshop this weekend and may form the basis … Continue reading Engaging Diverse Communities Through Community Gardening
Some important strategies for making community gardens accessible, welcoming, and empowering for everybody. My paper on this topic will be part of a workshop this weekend at Bring Food Home.
Lawns – highly managed monocultures of turf grasses – seem to most people but the most ardent environmentalist to be a relatively benign phenomenon. However lawns are highly political landscapes, … Continue reading Lawns, class, and colonialism
This is an incredibly important document just released by the international peasants’ rights organization La Via Campesina in which they put forward a program for an international, agrocecological movement firmly … Continue reading Globalize struggle, globalize hope!
Fifty-one years ago today, the Black Panther Party was created in Oakland, California. A revolutionary black nationalist party, the Black Panthers made crucial connections between white supremacy and capitalism in … Continue reading The Black Panthers and Food Security
I am very excited to be part of the upcoming International Permaculture Convergence and Conference (IPC) in Hyderabad, India which will take place from November 25 – December 2. The … Continue reading International Permaculture Convergence India