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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 18–30.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Janet Fiskio; Md Rumi Shammin; Vel Scott In this article, we present the voices of African American urban gardeners in Cleveland, Ohio, a city in the Rust Belt. We draw attention to the history of a rich neighborhood life following the Great Migration that was grounded in political activism...
Gastronomica (2015) 15 (3): 18–27.
Published: 01 August 2015
... they conveyed. The ways they spoke about the gardens and produce resonated with old agrarian myths about the cultural importance of working the land to build a strong sense of character and independence. Many have relatives who took part in the Great Migration from the rural South in the early twentieth century...