Where do we begin to think about food? Is it about how we grow it, how we eat it, or who has access to it? Isn’t it all of it? However you put it, food is as political as it gets.

Among them, Leah Penniman whose beautiful new book, Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land, is out now. Laura Flanders discusses.

Best-selling author and broadcaster Laura Flanders hosts the The Laura Flanders Show, where she interviews forward thinking people about the key questions of our time. The LF Show airs weekly on KCET/LinkTV, FreeSpeech TV, and in English & Spanish in teleSUR. Flanders is also a contributing writer to The Nation and Yes! Magazine (“Commonomics”) and a regular guest on MSNBC. She is the author of six books, including The New York Times best-seller, BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004) and Blue GRIT: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Press, 2007). The Laura Flanders Show first aired on Air America Radio 2004-2008. You can find all her archives and more at Lauraflanders.com or via Twitter @GRITlaura.