Cropped Out: Land, Race and Climate

Harvest season is especially hard this year as the pandemic strains farmers and food systems, highlighting a deeply divided and often unjust America. Black farmers are no strangers to the intersection of these challenges, as structural racism in the food system makes it increasingly challenging for non-white farmers to own and profit from land. Is small-scale, regenerative agriculture a solution to climate disruption? How have years of redlining and discriminatory real estate policies shaped land ownership in the US? How is climate gentrification shaping access to land? Visit for more information on today's episode. Amber Tamm, farmer and horticulturist Chris Newman, farmer and co-founder, Sylvanaqua Farms Andrew Kahrl, Professor of History and African-American Studies, University of Virginia Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

by Climate One