Leah Garcés has spent her career working to protect animals from harmful factory farming practices. In this interview with Jenni Harris of White Oak Pastures, she shares one of the most defining moments from her early years as an advocate. Leah and Jenni also think back to when they first met at White Oak’s poultry processing facility opening.
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.