Prove your humanity

In Pittsburgh’s Black community, urban agriculture goes beyond growing vegetables. It’s about providing food security, life and career skills, opportunities for veterans and youth empowerment.

Tacumba Turner and Terina J. Hicks

Tacumba Turner, program manager of Oasis Farm & Fishery, with Terina J. Hicks of Soul Pitt Media. Photo: Kara Holsopple / The Allegheny Front

Soul Pitt Media is an award-winning woman-owned minority-certified multi-media entity that serves the African-American population in Western PA and the surrounding communities. Their mission is to uplift the Black community by telling their inspirational stories and sharing resources that educate, inform, and empower. They do this through our internet, print, and podcast platforms. Visit Soul Pitt Media online at www.thesoulpitt.com.

Funding for the series comes from the Pittsburgh Media Partnership.