Cecilia Gatungo, co-founder of Patchwork City Farms, is originally from the Kikuyu tribe in Kenya. She moved to Atlanta with her family as a young girl. In this interview with her mom Grace, she talks about the experience of immigrating to the U.S. and how her Kikuyu heritage fits into her work today as a farmer.
Recorded at the 2013 Georgia Organics Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Produced by Stephannie Stokes with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national non-profit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org. All StoryCorps interviews, including this one, are archived at the Library of Congress’ American Folk Life Center.