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Potsdam Prepared: COVID-19 Updates

Sustainability Day & Green Living Fair

March 2, 2021

Due to COVID restrictions we are not able to gather for a full Sustainability Day & Green Living Fair this year, but the Associated Colleges and partners are pleased to offer this virtual keynote address by Leah Penniman, co-director of Soul Fire Farm and author of Farming While Black.  

The talk will be followed by a live Q&A with Leah Penniman, facilitated by our own Dr. Claudia Ford who is a member of the board of directors for Soul Fire Farm.  

“Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty”  

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. via Zoom. 

This virtual keynote features a riveting address delivered by Soul Fire Farm’s Co-Founder and Farm Manager, Leah Penniman, and closes with a performance by world-renowned poet, Soul Fire Farm’s Program Manager, Naima Penniman. The video also highlights other members of the Soul Fire Farm team and includes premier footage of the farm itself. 

Register Here for Zoom Link 

Please consider incorporating into your classes and encouraging students to attend, where appropriate. 

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Sullivan-Catlin at

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Alexandra Jacobs Wilke 315-267-2918

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