Ep. 78 - Black Farming & Finding Your Food Story ft. Pearl Quick

Bourbon 'n BrownTown

07-05-2022 • 1 hr 40 mins

BrownTown breaks bread with long-time homie Pearl Quick, soil science educator, farmer, and pastor as they discuss the histories of Black, brown, and indigenous farming practices while navigating the relationship and resistance to oppressive institutions, and what it means to decolonize our food systems.

Full transcription here!

Hailing from the South Bronx, Pearl Quick is an educator in soil science, disease ecology, genetics, and faith formation from Sarah Lawrence & Princeton University. Pearl created Many Soils, a farming space where Black and brown youth come to learn how to decolonize their palates, look at the physical world, and grow food for themselves, their families, and their communities outside of the white gaze.

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CREDITS: Intro soundbite from AJ+ and outro music Rainforest by Noname. Audio engineered by Kiera Battles. Episode photo by Pearl Quick.


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