Plant Something, Heal Something

  • Harvesting Empowerment: A Black Agrarian's Guide to Wearing Many Hats on the Farm

    Now, as a Black Agrarian, I'm weaving a tapestry of tradition and innovation, of heritage and hope. I'm reminding my community that when we grow our own food, we're not just feeding our bodies; we're nourishing our souls. We're reclaiming our power, one garden, one seed, one youth at a time.
  • Sowing Seeds of Prosperity: The Enduring Agricultural Wisdom of Booker T. Whatley

    In honoring Booker T. Whatley’s profound impact on how we view and engage with agriculture, we continue to share his philosophy that economic liberation is rooted in the way we approach the cultivation of our land. His voice, though from the past, provides direction for the present and sets us on a path to a more fruitful and inclusive future in farming.
  • Cultivating Strength: Black Agrarianism and the Resilience of Farming

    More and more Black individuals are reclaiming their roots in farming, revitalizing not only the act of cultivating the land but also nurturing the environment. Through sustainable farming practices, they are sowing the seeds of change and building a more equitable agricultural future for all.
  • Nurturing Growth: The Intersection of Community, Sustainability, and Healing

    Our collective pursuit of a sustainable life is akin to tending a bountiful field—it takes persistence, care, and the gentle hand of community to flourish. Together, our efforts will not only yield a rich harvest but also fortify the ties that bind us to each other and to the Earth.
  • Sowing Seeds of Change: Cultivating a Community with Growfluencer Accountability Crew

    The discussions within our crew extend beyond plant care, delving into the nuances of obtaining business licenses and navigating the complex world of entrepreneurship. We're making sure we're equipped with the necessary foundations for our ventures, and we're doing it together!
  • Cultivating Growth and Legacy: A Journey from Seedling to Success

    This is more than agricultural success; it’s a symbol of hope and movement. It's a celebration of the fruits of labor and intellect, and a reflection of what can be accomplished when we work together. Every farmer, every acre, and every harvest helps to reclaim our narrative as Black growers and reshape the fabric of our community.
  • The POWER of Soil

    Biodiversity thrives in healthy soil, supporting a myriad of life forms from the tiniest microorganisms to the plants and animals that sustain our ecosystems. Each organism plays a pivotal role in maintaining the balance of nature.
  • The Healing Power of Indoor Medicinal Plants: Beginner-Friendly Options for Limited Light and Space

    Indoor gardening not only brings the beauty of nature indoors but also allows us to harness the healing properties of medicinal plants. Imagine having your own mini-apothecary at home, ready to provide natural remedies for various ailments.
  • The Importance of Black Women in Horticulture and Self-Sustainability

    Why is it important for Black women to be represented in this space? The answer is simple. We bring a unique perspective, rich history, and an innate connection to the earth that has been passed down through generations. Our involvement in horticulture is not just about growing plants; it's about reclaiming our roots, healing our communities, and fostering self-sustainability.
  • Introducing Erica Plants

    Gardening for me is more than just cultivating food, it's a way of nurturing my soul and finding solace in nature. I've embraced creativity and resourcefulness, using repurposed materials….