“If we want to talk about uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in the food system we have to look at how we got the food system that we have today.” – Leah Penniman
Find out the location and hours of your nearest farmers market and learn how to get FREE food using HIP benefits.
Averigüe la ubicación y el horario de su mercado de agricultores más cercano y aprenda cómo obtener alimentos GRATIS utilizando los beneficios de HIP.
Are you an educator interested in starting a school garden? Read this step-by-step guide which offers important information about how to safely grow fruits and vegetables with your students.
¿Es usted un educador interesado en iniciar un huerto escolar? Lea esta guía paso a paso que ofrece información importante sobre cómo cultivar frutas y verduras de manera segura con sus estudiantes.
"We Don't Farm Because it is Trendy; we Farm as Resistance, for Healing and Sovereignty"
Article by Ashley Gripper, Environmental Health News, May 27, 2020
"For more than 150 years, from the rural South to northern cities, Black people have used farming to build self-determined communities and resist oppressive structures that tear them down." Click the link below to read more on the history of urban growing and Black communities, and how "growing food is a tool for dismantling systemic oppression."
Disproportionate Racial Impacts of COVID-19
"The COVID-19 crisis is hurting all our communities, but not equally. The data that would allow us to document the pandemic’s uneven toll rigorously are incomplete and only now emerging - and it’s already clear that communities of color, including children, once again are on the frontlines of vulnerability." Click the link below to read more and access an up-to-date list of articles and resources documenting this crisis.