Happy Black History month buena gente!
This month’s #GIVEFOODAFACE feature is owner and founder of Sankofa Farms in Efland, NC, Kamal Bell!
Kamal Bell is a husband, father, farmer, educator, HBCU graduate, and a current doctoral student at NC State University. Kamal Bell owns and operates Sankofa Farms on 12 acres in Alamance County, founded in 2016 as a place where kids could grow.
Kamal Bell is a former Durham Public Schools middle school earth and environmental sciences teacher. It was in public school teaching where he realized his goal of creating a space for black and brown boys to develop life skills that promote economic empowerment, ownership, and most importantly, education. So he did just that! His Linkedin profile bio reads…
My goal is to educate diverse audiences about the importance of science, technology, engineering, agriculture, and mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) while simultaneously developing food pathways of their own.