Celebrating Black Farmers in America Past & Present:
A Black Urban Growers Benefit
Join BUGS (Black Urban Growers) along with many notable local and national organizations on May 30 for an evening of delicious food, music, and conversation to raise funds for New York City's third
Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference.
John Francis Ficara will present his award-winning photographic documentary project
"Black Farmers in America"
Regina Bernard - Assistant Professor of Black and Hispanic Studies at Baruch College
Kolu Zigbi - Program Officer for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at Jessie Noyes Foundation
Karen Washington- Co-founder of La Familia Verde Garden Coalition; Named one of Ebony Magazine's 100 Influential People
Refreshments and Appetizers Will Be Served
DJ Spinnin' Soul, R&B, Funk, Jazz and Afrobeats
Thursday, May 30
148 W 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
Tickets can be purchased HERE and will also be sold at the door
All Donations are Welcome
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Power & Sovereignty!
Black Urban Growers (BUGs) is pleased to announce the 2013 Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference
Join growers, activists, students and leaders from across the nation to explore issues of race, class, and health, and food.
Save the Date!
November 8-10, 2013
New York City
Did you miss the 2011 conference?
Download the conference journal for a look at all of the workshop and tour offerings and watch this video featuring one of our keynote speakers, Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well Center in Atlanta, GA.
Can't wait until November?
Visit our Get Involved page.
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