In The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming, farmer and community activist Natasha Bowens explores the intersections between food and race as she tells the story of Black, Latino, Asian, and Indigenous farmers and food activists through storytelling, photography, and oral history. As the organic and local food movement has taken shape in the United States over the last two decades, ongoing issues faced by farmers of color in the United States have not gained similar visibility. Bowens brings farmers’ stories and portraits to the forefront and celebrates culture, tradition, and community, while also addressing the  food sovereignty movement.

The Color of Food was recently featured in Food Tank’s Spring Reading List. Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Natasha about her new book. Read Full Article »