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January 5, 2020 41 min

Welcome to Seeds And Their People! In our first episode, we share some seed stories that are important to us, our ancestors, and our story as partners in life and love. You'll hear about the Irish Lumper potato, the field pea, the Borlotto bean, and okra. We also share how cotton and apples helped bring us together.

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SEED STORIES TOLD IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Irish Lumper Potato
  • Field Pea
  • Borlotto Bean
  • Okra 
  • Cotton
  • Apple
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    MORE INFO FROM THIS EPISODE:

  • William Woys Weaver and Roughwood Seed Collection
  • 2020 Seed Keeping Calendar
  • Lasting of the Mohegans by Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel
  • British slave ship image: Brookes
  • The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty
  • Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank
  • Growing Food and Justice Initiative
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    ABOUT:

    Seeds And Their People is a radio show where we feature seed stories told by the people who truly love them. Hosted by Owen Taylor of Truelove Seeds and Chris Bolden-Newsome of Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden.

    trueloveseeds.com/blogs/satpradio

     

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    FIND CHRIS HERE:

    Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden

     

    THANKS TO:

  • Sara Taylor
  • Rufus and Demalda Newsome of Newsome Community Farms
  • Laura Starecheski of Reveal
  • Autumn Brown of How to Survive the End of the World
  • Tagan Engel of The Table Underground
  • Verónica Bayetti Flores of Radio Menea
  • Jonas Moody of The Raisin at the Hot Dog's End
  • Althea Baird, Amirah Mitchell, and Zoe Jeka of Truelove Seeds
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