Soul Fire Farm
Naima Penniman is a multi-dimensional artist, activist, healer, grower and educator committed to planetary health and community resilience. She is the Co-Founder of WILDSEED Community Farm & Healing Village, a Black and Brown-led intentional community focused on ecological collaboration, transformative justice, and intergenerational responsibility. She is the Program Director at SOUL FIRE FARM, where she supports the next generation of B.I.P.O.C. (Black / Indigenous / People of Color) farmers with land-based education and mobilizes public support for food sovereignty through on and off-farm training programs, speaking and facilitation. She is the co-founder/co-artistic director of CLIMBING POETREE, an internationally-acclaimed performance duo that uses art as a tool for popular education, community activism, and personal transformation. Naima is also a Thai Yoga Massage practitioner who is a proud member of a collective of Black women-identified healers called HARRIET’S APOTHECARY. She is devoted to subverting injustice, igniting imagination, and cultivating collaborations that elevate the healing of our earth, ourselves, our communities, lineages and descendants.