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Hip Chick Farms W/ Soul Fire Farms

Hip Chick Farms is an LGBTQowned organic food startup in Sebastopol, California run by Serafina Palandech and her wife, Jennifer Johnson. Serafina and Jen share the struggles and challenges of LGBTQ entrepreneurs, what it means to be a woman in the food and meat industry, and the reasons behind the outpouring of investment in plant and food centric companies. Also, a special report from Soul Fire Farm in upstate New York, a family organizing for racial and gender justice in our food system.

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Laura Flanders Show

Although the toll of the coronavirus has been most acute in urban areas, the virus has been spreading in rural America. The reasons behind the uptick are numerous, from lack of medical providers, hospitals and personal protective equipment, to limited broadband and large proportions of uninsured, and poorly protected farm and factory workers. “They’re treated as essential workers but not essential human beings,” Is being rural a pre-existing vulnerability in this crisis?

Laura Flanders Show

White Supremacy and the Covid crisis aren’t separate. They’re linked. Defunding public health services and deregulating gun ownership have been catastrophic for public health and yet, the majority of white voters support exactly those policies. The spectacle of hundreds of mostly white, unmasked Trump supporters crammed into indoor rally venues during a pandemic exemplifies this phenomenon.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show