Black History Month: Black Farmer Panel Discussion

February 25, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Missouri Botanical Garden > Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center
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Join the Garden in celebrating Black History Month as we highlight black farmers in the St. Louis area and invite them to share what they do, who they serve, and where they are located.  Black farmers are part of the fabric of the community and they have a great deal of knowledge and passion about farming.

Saturday, February 25
9 a.m.–11 a.m. | Included with Garden admission (free for St. Louis City and County residents with proof of residence).
Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center

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Tyrean Lewis is the CEO and Founder of Heru Urban Farming. He is a 5th generation farmer motivated me to make a real change in my community’s access to quality and healthy food.

Leah Michelle Lee is the founder of Growing Food Growing People. As a storyteller, a social justice and food justice advocate. She is helping people to heal through healthy food accessibility and interacting with the soil.

Mimo Davis of Urban Buds found her calling as flower farmer. Mimo shares her vast horticultural knowledge with other growers and new flower farmers from across the country.