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Raqueeb Ajamu-Osagboro

The Black Urban Gardeners and Farmers of Pittsburgh Co-op

www.bugfpc.com

Raqueeb Ajamu-Osgboro (Queeba) is an urban agriculturalist, community activist and mother of six phenomenal children. In 2011, Raqueeb founded Mama Africa’s Green Scouts, a youth program that teaches community gardening, green sustainability, African-centered culture and community leadership skills. She also founded the Black Urban Gardeners and Farmers of Pittsburgh Co-Op (BUGS FPC) in June of 2015, where she is the Executive Director.

Raqueeb is speaking in Pennsylvania.

Workshops

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Equity for Black Growers

Learn how to aid black growers to help come together as a collective to confront issues of white supremacy in their communities because of the inequities that black growers face. Urban agriculturalist and community activist Raqueeb Ajamu-Osagboro also teaches white farmers how to become better allies.
Nature and Community

Speaking At:

Pennsylvania, Saturday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Sustainable Agriculture Stage

Creating a Greenprint for Food Sovereignty

Join urban agriculturalist and community activist Raqueeb Ajamu-Osagboro to explore how a collective group of black growers can work to end food apartheid in their community. Participants will learn their methods that they utilize to resolve the crisis of access to healthy food in their community.
Nature and Community

Speaking At:

Pennsylvania, Friday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mother Earth News Stage
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