But a different image is being formed at Yes Farm in Seattle’s Yesler Terrace neighborhood. There, between a construction site and the freeway, the Black Farmers Collective is working to change Black people’s relationship with land and farming.
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For this episode of the Out & Back podcast, host Alison Mariella Désir tours the farm and speaks with director Ray Williams and farm manager Hannah Wilson about their efforts to promote self-determination and liberation through farming.
Growing food is hard work, they tell us, but it is a skill and a rare opportunity to know exactly where your food comes from.
Before listening, we suggest you watch the episode about Yes Farm here.