Home
Search Results

Displaying 1 video of 1 matching video containing
Will Scott

TEDxFruitvale - Will Scott - Bring Back Black Farmers
Static Preview

Slavery left a bad taste in most African-Americans' mouth when it comes to farming. But as Will Scott points out, when we eat together, we don't fight. This nation needs more small farmers, more people growing food in general — black and white. About Will Scott, president of the African American Farmers of California: Will was born in Oklahoma to a family of sharecroppers; his parents moved to Fresno, CA, in the 1940s, where they continued to farm. After enlisting in the Navy, Will served in Vietnam aboard a submarine; later, when he retired, he bought 40 acres near Fresno and began to farm in earnest again. He is the president of the African American Farmers of California, which runs a 15-acre demonstration and education farm to interest African-American kids in agriculture. Event was held on October 14, 2011 at Mills College in Oakland, CA.

 

Date 10/20/2011 Format Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
 

Displaying 1 video of 1 matching video containing
Will Scott



Follow EarthSayers Follow EarthSayers on Twitteron Twitter

Sustainability Advocate Blog  •  About EarthSayers  •  Formats  •  FAQ  •  Privacy Policy
Site Map  •  Home

The Voices of Sustainability
All content © 2008-2017


Earthsayers: The Voices of Sustainability



v3ear

To send a link to:


just complete the fields below. To enter multiple recipients, separate the names and the email addresses with commas. Just be sure to keep them in the correct sequence of name to email address.

EarthSayers.tv does not save any personal information; it is used solely to send the email.

Tweet