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The Black Church Food Security Network utilizes an asset-based approach in organizing and linking the vast resources of historically African American congregations in rural and urban communities to advancing food and land sovereignty.
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Saving and storing seeds enables you to have food security, food sovereignty, and a legacy to share with others. The only surefire way to preserve the culture and stories of your seeds is to grow them and pass them on so others may grow them as well. Tell the stories and write them down. Share seeds. Pass it on.
With a seed library, genuine independence from the industrial food system is within reach.
Prison abolition is quickly gaining momentum in the United States as a response to the failures of our current system of criminal justice. How do prison abolition and food sovereignty relate, and how can urban agriculture be used to help dismantle the carceral state?
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Help us organize the strength and advance the physical and spiritual health, economic opportunity and self-determination of the African American community.