Black Women on Black Food Sovereignty

June 23rd, 2020

Join FoodShare Toronto for a conversation featuring four Black women leading the call for Black food sovereignty in Canada, the U.S.A., and the United Kingdom. Through the panelists’ uniquely valuable perspectives and experiences, the event will explore what Black food sovereignty means, why it is important, and how we can collectively work to advance it.


  • Karen Washington (USA) – Community food advocate and Co-founder of Black Urban Growers
  • Leticia Deawuo (Canada) – Black Creek Community Farm Director
  • Deirdre (Dee) Woods (UK)- Good food ‘action-ist’ and Co-founder of Granville Community Kitchen
  • Cheyenne Sundance (Canada)- Founder of Sundance Harvest Urban Farm

The panel moderator is Rosie Mensah, a Toronto based Registered Dietician and member of the FoodShare Board of Directors.

The event will include ASL translation.