Plant Talk

Plants as Liberation: Frances Perez-Rodriguez

Posted in History & People , Videos on April 25, 2022, by Matt Newman

“We’re able to work with and depend on plants in ways that we can’t depend on our food system, our current healthcare system … It is in our best interest to not only consume plants, but to study them.”

In Arvolyn Hill’s latest “Plants as Liberation” interview, hear from Frances Perez-Rodriguez, Food & Land Education Coordinator for Woke Foods, as she discusses her childhood breakthrough moment with herbs in the garden, reconnecting to her roots as a Black person in America, and learning the skills needed to work with the land and plants as a means of healing.

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