Jamila Norman is a co-founder of Patchwork City Farms, an urban farm in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta. She talks with her mom Raabia Muhammad about her family’s farming roots in Jamaica and discusses whether she could leave her day job as an environmental engineer to become a full-time 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.