Newfane's SUSU CommUNITY Farm Empowers and Connects BIPOC Vermonters
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Excerpt: "Walking the path back from the West River to the farm's lower field on a recent June afternoon, Arnold said she was not surprised by how far she and doe moody have come since they cofounded their original SUSU Healing Collective in 2019.
"This is what our ancestors told us was going to happen — and it's happening," Arnold said.
Ancestral wisdom is core to everything Arnold and doe moody do. It is the key, they explained, to healing from the deep racial trauma that goes back to colonialism and the transatlantic slave trade. They build strength from "connecting back with our ancestors and lineages and practices that we've been disconnected from," Arnold said."
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