Interested in learning more about the rich history of black farmers in the US and abroad? Join the good people at Pollinate Farm & Garden, an Oakland-based nursery and urban homestead emporium, for an evening of film celebrating “black hands in the soil.” The night is co-hosted by Farms To Grow, Inc – a non-profit dedicated to supporting black farmers and underserved sustainable farmers around the country.
What: Black Hands in the Soil – A Film Celebration of Black Farming
Where: Pollinate Farm & Garden, 2727 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, CA
When: Friday, February 24th, 7-9pm
Cost: Sliding scale donation, no one turned away for a lack of funds!
The feature film is Charlene Gilbert’s “Homecoming” (see an excerpt above!) with several shorter documentaries rounding out the evening. Learn more and purchase tickets HERE, and check out Pollinate’s series of hands-on urban farming classes and workshops HERE.