As a budding gardener myself, I realize how important it is to have representation in the horticultural space (as EVERY space needs adequate representation). Today's featured sustainable brown girl is doing exactly that with her podcast Black in the Garden. Colah B Tawkin is comedian, life-long nature lover, and host of the Black in the Garden podcast. Using her extensive horticultural knowledge, her endless love for Black people, and her keen ability to teach in a spirit of joy and kinship, she has built a village of Soil Cousins and is taking up space in the plant industry!
In this episode we talk about:
- How Colah's gardening journey began
- Why she started Black in the Garden
- Helping people get over their fears of gardening & crafty tips of keeping costs low
- Colah's new tree planting project - Underground Arborist
- Colah's horticultural & environmental heroes (Wangari Maathai, Jessica Nabongo, Hellah Sidbe)
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