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The Burning Spear
July 12th, 2021

The Burning Spear

This USDA-funded, blackled farmers market, featured black vendors throughout the St. Louis area, eager to realize their hopes of becoming business-owners.

The One Africa! One Nation! Farmer’s Market is a part of the vision of the worldwide Uhuru movement, a movement responsible for a host of economic development projects and programs in North St. Louis referred to collectively as the Black Power Blueprint.

Black Power Talks
June 9th, 2021

Black Power Talks

In today’s episode of the People’s War Radio Show, we will hear about a new farmers market created in the African community of North Saint Louis, the One Africa! One Nation! farmers market. Our guests talk about:

  • The effects of food apartheid and food insecurity on the black community of North St. Louis and throughout the US.
  • Covid-19’s impact of food insecurity in the African community.
  • The Gary Brooks community garden in North St. Louis
  • The One Africa! One Nation! Marketplace in North St. Louis and its grand opening on June 5, 2021
Feast Magazine
June 8th, 2021

Feast Magazine

North St. Louis has a new farmers’ market that hopes to unite the community once a month. 

The One Africa! One Nation! Farmers Market launched Sat., June 5, in the O’Fallon neighborhood on the north side St. Louis. The market, which will be held the first Saturday of every month, aims to gather farmers, growers, chefs, artisans and more to not only sell their goods, but to provide access to fresh foods to the community and work to end food apartheid. 

Press Release
May 29th, 20201

Press Release

The mission of One Africa! One Nation! Farmers Market is “to provide access to fresh, healthy food to the black
community, end food apartheid and create community commerce by building relationships with black farmers
and vendors.”

The One Africa! One Nation! Farmer’s Market is a part of the vision of the Uhuru worldwide movement, a
movement responsible for a host of economic development projects and programs in North St. Louis referred
to collectively as the Black Power Blueprint.

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