Listen as farmer Anita Ashok Adalja lets us in on what itâ€™s like to grow okra in the Southwest, including how to â€śconvinceâ€ť neighbors to try a new-to-them vegetable.
Learn about the Not Our Farm farmworker visibility project, telling the story of and celebrating folks who are non-farm-owning and working on othersâ€™ farms. Find out how to have your own story told and hear about the farmworkers guide thatâ€™s about to be released.
Dig in to food safety for your small farm with advice from Anitaâ€™s place as a farmer as well as a food safety educator. Spoiler alert: If you think about food safety from the perspective of healthy community care, itâ€™s a much less intimidating conceptâ€”and youâ€™re likely already doing it.
Tune in to Anitaâ€™s hope for the concept of revisioning how sustainable farming fits into our lives.
Stay tuned to the end to learn Anitaâ€™s trick for cooking okra so itâ€™s not slimy! And add her favorite okra recipe to your upcoming meal plan.
National Young Farmers Coalition
National Young Farmers Coalition Food Safety Library
Cornell Cooperative Extension Food Safety (Produce Safety Alliance)
University of California Small Farms Food Safety