Preserving history, celebrating resilience, changing the face of agriculture – A multimedia project focusing on Black, Latino, Native & Asian farmers.

The Color of Food

Preserving history, celebrating resilience, changing the face of agriculture – A multimedia project focusing on Black, Latino, Native & Asian farmers.


  • Order Book

    The Color of Food book of farmers' portraits and stories will be published by New Society Publishers in 2015. Pre-order your copy soon!
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  • Blog

    Follow The Color of Food project on the Brown.Girl.Farming blog where you can see snippets of stories, photos, clips and quotes from farmers and food activists involved in the project or keep up with the author Natasha, also known as Brown.Girl.Farming.



  • Public Speaking

    Natasha Bowens is an author, beginning farmer, and creator of the multimedia project The Color of Food. Her advocacy focuses on food sovereignty and social issues. Book Natasha for your next event.




  • Map

    Check out the Map & Directory of fellow farmers and food activists of color. Help the Map Grow!
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My family's been farming this land for 350 years, I still use the same rituals and traditions. Nothing has changed, maybe the politics, but the way we grow food and the way we honor the earth has always been the same. - Don Bustos, New Mexico farmer.


  • About

    Brown.Girl.Farming is a voice for food sovereignty in communities of color. The Color of Food is a project to amplify, celebrate and preserve the voices of Black, Latino, Indigenous & Asian farmers and food activists through storytelling and multimedia imagery. Learn More
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