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Episode 7: Growing Future Farmers – Tyrone Cherry III of CommUNITY Oasis Farm
In this episode, we speak with Tyrone Cherry III, an educator, organizer, and farmer in Petersburg, Virginia. We discuss the Community Oasis Farm, why Tyrone wanted to put the farm into the Central Virginia Agrarian Commons, and the impacts this land is having on the youth of Petersburg and the community as a whole.
About Tyrone Cherry III:
Tyrone Cherry is an educator, organizer, and gardener who has dedicated himself to the growth and well-being of the Petersburg, VA community. As founder of Petersburg League of Urban Growers, project assistant of the farmers market, and co-coordinator of the Power of Produce hub through the Petersburg Healthy Opportunities, Cherry has played a critical role in expanding access to healthy, affordable food in Petersburg.
The music you heard in this episode:
“But I will play” and “My Spirit” by SHUNGU
Hosted by Natalie Ashker Seevers
Produced by Natalie Ashker Seevers and Benjamin Seevers
Mastered by Sean Conrad
Published on April 21, 2023