Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

manager, well paid, but he worked long hours, ate fast food, and went to the doctor a lot. Eventually, enough was enough. He and his wife moved from the Washington, D.C., area to Charlottesville, Va., to become farmers. Now he’s healthier, has fewer stomach problems, and he can eat dairy products again. He raises pigs, ducks and chickens. “Because I grow all this stuff, I tend to eat it. I don’t eat at Popeye’s anymore. I think it’s disgusting. I used to love Popeye’s,” Newman says. “I have a really…

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