Leah Penniman is black and Jewish, a teacher and a farmer, and the author of Farming While Black, a guide for the returning generation of black farmers

01 Jun 2020 | 10:52

You’re the founder and director of Soul Fire Farm outside Albany. Where did the name come from?

The name actually comes from a Lee “Scratch” Perry song called Soulfire. We were polling our community for name ideas, and no one had yet come up with anything that had captured the passion, and also the rootedness...