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StoryCorps: Basmat Ahmed and Susan Pavlin

Basmat Ahmed is a community builder with the Global Growers Network. Originally from what is now South Sudan, she came to the U.S. several years ago as a refugee. In this interview, she talks with Susan Pavlin, also of the Global Growers Network, about her efforts to unite Sudanese communities around Atlanta through farming.

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. All StoryCorps interviews, including this one, are archived at the Library of Congress’ American Folk Life Center.  


  1. By Abby terrisbiggestfanandcousin Berube Gallagher October 29, 2012 – 11:12 pmso do you just have to enrxpimeet with the other flours to see how things turn out? b/c it’s notjust as easy as replacing a recipe that calls for regular flour w/ other GF flours, right? looks yummy! make them, freeze them , send em out! hehe

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