Gabrielle E. W. Carter
Historically in many rural Black communities the turnip salad patch has served as communal sustenance. When 1 person plants a large patch, it is tradition to let your folk come pick, free of charge. This tradition continues in many yards and neighborhoods, and it symbolizes many of the cooperative values instilled in self-determining food systems created by Black communities
This video shows myself and my Grandfather, Mayfield Woodard crossing the street back home after dinner at uncle Andrew’s. This is the street that is being expanded from 2 into 7 lanes wide, 2017.