Patchwork Community Events

March 24, 2019

Spelman College

Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Academic Center Auditorium

420 Westview Dr. S.W.

Atlanta, GA 30310

A Talk with Author Leah Penniman about Her Book "Farming While Black".

Join us for a gathering with Author Leah Penniman, Soul Fire Farm's Founding Co-Director & Program Manager. Leah Penniman will be discussing her book, Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation of the Land.

Leah Penniman will share the stage with Naima Penniman of Climbing Poetree, followed by a panel discussion of local black farmers, including Chris Edwards of Mayflor Farms, JoVonna Johnson-Cooke of MaituFoods & Grow Where You Are, Ras Kofi of On Da Farm and Jamila Norman of Patchwork City Farms. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Ashanté Reese of the Spelman College Food Studies Program.

A book signing will follow the panel discussion. Books will be available to purchase at the event, or you can bring your own copy to be signed. Chef Zu of Kings Apron, plant based chef and holistic nutritionist will provide a tasting during the book signing.

This event is brought to you by MaituFoodsGrow Where You Are, Slow Food Spelman College, Spelman College Food Studies Program and Slow Food Atlanta.