Red, Black and Greens: 10 Essential Plants for Black Gardeners

Green is the new black, and the greens are best when home-grown. African Americans have been planting in our backyards long before locavores and slow foodies got in the act. In order to be authentic, an African-American garden must contain these 10 essential crops. Once they flourish, there’ll be no question about your roots.

By: Erin E. Evans
Posted: April 27 2010 1:12 PM