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The Color of Food : Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming.

Author/Creator:
Bowens, Natasha.
Publication:
Gabriola Island : New Society Publishers, Limited, 2015.
Format/Description:
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1 online resource (243 pages)
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Subjects:
Minority farmers -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The Color of Food sheds light on the issues that lie at the intersection of race and farming. It challenges the status quo of agrarian identity for people of color, honoring a history richer than slavery and migrant labor. By sharing and celebrating their stories, this collection reveals the remarkable face of the American farmer.
Contents:
Front Cover
Praise
Title Page
Rights Page
Contents
Prologue: Sowing Seeds for the Road
Part 1: Brown Girl Farming
Part 2: Rooted in Rights
Portrait 1: Land Is Freedom
Portrait 2: Forced Migration
Portrait 3 :Lifeblood of the Land
Portrait 4: Home, Land
Portrait 5: Black Land Loss
Part 3: Seeds of Resilience
Portrait 1: Katrina to Chickens
Portrait 2: Transitioning to Sovereignty
Portrait 3: BuckingDependence
Portrait 4: Surviving as Transplants
Portrait 5: Transforming the South
Part 4: Preserving Culture and Community
Portrait 1: Cherokee Seed Bank
Portrait 2: Sustaining Community
Portrait 3: Acequia Culture
Portrait 4: Gullah Seedlings
Portrait 5: Taste of Home
Part 5: Fierce Farming Women
Portrait 1: Alabama Strong
Portrait 2: American Indian Mothers
Portrait 3: Sisters
Portrait 4: A Farm of Her Own
Portrait 5: Defying the Odds
Part 6: Generation Rising
Portrait 1: Tierra Negra
Portrait 2: Breaking Down Borders
Portrait 3: Growing with Energy
Portrait 4: Kitchen Kwento
Portrait 5: Foods Are Our Teachers
Epilogue and Acknowledgements: Coming Home
Collage: We Are Here Too
Appendix
Notes
About the Author
A Guide to Responsible Digital Reading
Books to Build a New Society
Back Cover.
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Other format:
Print version: Bowens, Natasha The Color of Food
ISBN:
9781550925852
9780865717893
OCLC:
902919568