Naima Penniman – “These Gardens are Blueprints”

A multifaceted, dedicated, and gifted poet and performer, and beloved Bioneers colleague and friend, Naima Penniman performs her piece “These Gardens are Blueprints.”

This performance took place at the 2021 Bioneers Conference.

Naima Penniman headshot

Naima Penniman, an artist, activist, healer, grower and educator committed to planetary health and community resilience, is the co-founder of WILDSEED Community Farm and Healing Village, a Black and Brown-led intentional community focused on ecological collaboration, transformative justice, and intergenerational responsibility. She is also: Program Director at Soul Fire Farm, dedicated to supporting the next generation of B.I.P.O.C. (Black/Indigenous/people of color) farmers; the co-founder/co-artistic director of Climbing PoeTree, an internationally-acclaimed performance duo; a Thai Yoga Massage practitioner; and a member of Harriet’s Apothecary, a collective of Black women-identified healers.

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