Our Mission

Our Mission As a predominantly Black-led project in a historically Black neighborhood, Southside Community Farm seeks to prioritize the needs of Black people and other community members of color and to celebrate diverse cultures and foodways. Land has long acted as the “scene of the crime” (Leah Penniman, Farming While Black) for people of color in the U.S. and in the Asheville area, from the violent history of slavery and…

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