Gail Myers

Gail Myers

gpmyers@farmstogrow.com

Biography

Dr. Gail Myers is an Agri-Cultural Anthropologist. Since 1997, she has researched, lectured, written about and recently filmed stories of African American farmers, sharecroppers, and gardeners. In 2002, she received a doctorate from The Ohio State University in Cultural Anthropology and in 2004, Dr. Myers co-founded Farms to Grow, Inc. to work with Black farmers nationally. Farms to Grow, Inc. initiated the Freedom Farmers Market in Oakland, CA in 2013 and developed a Farm Field Day Program in 2013 to connect volunteers and interns with Black farmers on their farms. In 2004, The Root Magazine (April 24, 2015) featured Dr. Myers as one of seven urban farmers to know. Her upcoming documentary/multi-media project, “Rhythms of the Land”, is currently in post-production. www.rhythmsoftheland.com

All sessions with Gail Myers

Farmers Engaged in Policy

Mon, October 30
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Mokelumne Room