Raqueeb Bey

Umosa Drum

Umosa Drum

To strive for and to maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race. Umosa means unity.

Law of Maát - I have not wasted water There are 42 Laws of Maát under Hemet Law - Eemet is ancient Egypt. These laws are where the 10 Commandments come from.

Asase Ye Duru

Asase Ye Duru

"The Earth has weight. This is an akan of Ghana word that is used in symbols for aphorisms. Asase Ye Duru - means ""The Earth has weight."""

Nia

Nia

Nia means "purpose" in Swahili. This is my Nia, to leave the earth better than I found it.

Law of Maát #17

Law of Maát #17

I have not stolen anyone's Land.

SisStar Shines In the Shadow

SisStar Shines In the Shadow

We get so much shade because we shine!

Growing Food & Minds

Growing Food & Minds

This is the year I started working with Grow Pittsburgh - 2015. My daughter, Essence, had an event for Earth Day.

African American In Conservation

African American In Conservation

This is Feb 2018 - the City of Pittsburgh Mayor's Office gave myself & 2 others an African Americans in Conservation award for Black History Month.

Auset

Auset

My daughter Auset playing in dirt!

The Gang All Here!

The Gang All Here!

This is when PA Secretary of Agriculture Russ Redding gave BUG-FPC a proclamation for Urban Ag via Governor Tom Wolf.

Mother and Daughter

Mother and Daughter

My urban farmer daughter, Essence, & I.

Hoop House Day

Hoop House Day

We have a hoop house in the hood!

All images, titles, and captions © Raqueeb Bey | 2019 | The Female Farmer Photovoice Project

The Female Farmer Photovoice Project

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This project is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture,
through the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program under subaward number GNE18-190-32231 
and is made possible with support from the Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network (PA-WAgN).

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