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“Circling Back” Honoring George Washington Carver
Post Created by: Brandi Mack
October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
“Circling Back” emulates the Jessup wagon in the form of a mobile educational panel installation covering topics on inequalities in the food distribution system, legacy of Black farmers, land loss, preventing and reversing chronic diseases.
Farms to Grow, Inc. recognizes the contributions of
George Washington Carver and his community outreach model of the Jessup wagon. The Jessup wagon provided a way to educate farmers on modern agricultural tools, new methods of farming, the best crops to grow in various soils and best crops to eat for nutrition.
Trailer screening: Rhythms of the Land
(a documentary film project by Anthropologist, Gail P. Myers PhD)
Panel Moderated by: Dr. Gail P. Myers
Mr. Will Scott Jr: Land Loss, Legacy of Black farmers.
Dr. Gwen Sykes: Preventing and Reversing Chronic Disease
Aaron Coleman: What’s on your Plate?
Iyalode Kinney: Power of Natural Herbs
Historical Photo Exhibit of: Mr. McGill (2nd Generation California Pig Farmer)
Lite Refreshments: Legacy Foods
Free Event: Donations Accepted
Oakland Location: TBA
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Free event, donations are welcomed.