Seed Keeping Residency 2021
Greensgrow explores Seed Keeping with Amirah Mitchell at the helm
Meet Amirah Mitchell, she is the 2021 Seedkeeping Resident at Greensgrow.
Amirah has worked in agriculture and food justice organizations for fourteen years, since starting as a teen farm intern atThe Food Project in Boston, MA. She has worked on urban farms in Massachusetts, Georgia and Pennsylvania, and delivers workshops on agroforestry, soil ecology, urban gardening, seed-keeping and with Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, Soul Fire Farm and more.
In honor of her ancestors, Amirah practices seedkeeping, focusing on food crops of the African diaspora. Currently she is finishing a degree in Horticulture at Temple University, and works at Truelove Seeds
Amirah is creating educational experiences for 7 multi-cultural fellows investigate food ways and land practice among different diaspora around the world.
Sign up to be a seed keeper alongside Amirah
Workshops and events will be coming soon.