Three people of color smiling at the camera. Background has soft lighting overhead. Text reads: Castanea Fellowship Durham, NC Immersion September 2023

North Carolina Immersion Report

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In September, we came together for our first place-based immersion for Cohort 3 in Durham, North Carolina. Our trip started with a powerful grounding in place and context setting at Stagville Plantation, led by indigenous leaders and descendants from Stagville. …

Kauai Immersion Report

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One large, looming question hangs over the heads of those in food movement and justice spaces: how do we build power together? Castanea’s answer: with food, with laughter, and with deep personal connections. After two tumultuous years for fellows and …