Article and Photos: Delhi Summer: Hot Days, Cool Drinks

· Leave a comment

Unseasonably cooler weather and rains plagued most of north India these past weeks, damaging crops and further exacerbating an untenable situation for farmers. In Delhi, though, everyone guiltily enjoyed the slower onslaught of hot weather, until this week. The heat

Article and Photo: Tea in Old Delhi for Roads and Kingdoms Breakfast

· Leave a comment

Chaikhana. Tea house. The place where tea is served. I sip the milk cooked with black tea and sugar at Muhammad Nissar’s Tea Stall in Old Delhi. Not too far from Turkman Gate entrance, the stall is so narrow it

Article and Photos: Delhi Winter Foods, Street Sweets

· Leave a comment

Od Delhi overflows with recent – and not so recent – migrants who have left a rural farming life. Over 55 percent of India’s workforce, in fact, is engaged in some aspect of agriculture. And 80 percent of the farm

Video: Old Delhi-Style Tea

· Comments Off on Video: Old Delhi-Style Tea

Tea is dark and strong. For most, tea is liquid fortification in the winter. Not far from the entrance to Turkman Gate is Muhammad Nissar’s neighborhood old-style tea and butter bread stall. See and read more…

Article and Video: Crunchy Snacks and Hot Tea: Winter in Old Delhi

· Leave a comment

The official cold blew in last month. Winds pierced thick cotton clothing through to the skin, into the body and further into the bone while we were driving in the open rickshaw, after the sun slipped down. Read more …

Video: Frankie Lee Michael, Pecan Farmer, Michael’s Pecans, Cleveland MS

· Leave a comment

Video: Rashid Nuri, Urban Farmer, Atlanta GA

· Leave a comment

Article with Videos: Farmers Of Color Add Their Voices To Ag Landscape

· Leave a comment

Stories abound about farmers of color in the United States and their historic ties to the land. Current-day farmers carry nuanced stories about why their ancestors left and why they feel compelled to return: Is it spiritual, out of need,

Article with Video: Autumn in Old Delhi: Spices, Porters and Local Fare

· Leave a comment

Though the summer intensity has passed in North India, a glimmer of cooler mornings awaits, on the sidelines of Old Delhi. Dust never settles, it just gets redistributed and then the heat lacquers every surface. Each corner of this ancient

Video: The Art of Making Kachoris, Old Delhi Foodways

· Leave a comment

Read more…

Video: The Art of Making Pakoras, Old Delhi Foodways

· Leave a comment

Read more…

Video: Sandra Simone, Rural Farmer, Jazz Singer, Talledega County, AL

· Leave a comment

Read more…

Article with Video: Female Farmers Are Few, But Deeply Rooted 2/3

· Leave a comment

A change is underway. Farmers of color — historically rendered invisible, though permanently woven into the fabric of America’s agricultural heritage — are increasing. The first farmers in this country, that is Native Americans and African-Americans, are the backbone of

Article: Farmers of Color 1/3-Part Series

· Leave a comment

In this three-part series, I first explore the brief history of the USDA’s exclusion of farmers of color and provide recent USDA data on where farmers of color farm. In the second part, we learn of four dynamic women activists/farmers

Book: Hands and Lands Project: West Africans Create Cultivate Cook, A Photographic Journey

· Comments Off on Book: Hands and Lands Project: West Africans Create Cultivate Cook, A Photographic Journey

My latest work is an ever-evolving multimedia project entitled HANDS and LANDS. For this particular portfolio the focus is on West African Hands Create Cultivate Cook. A journey to parts of West Africa with a focus on agriculture, blacksmiths, metal smiths,