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 climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices


by Climate One