A sweet potato patch under cultivation by the author at Culi Family Homestead Farm in Stone Mountain GA

Switching to the Sweet Potato: Growing Our Own Currency

An Urban Agriculture Policy & Local Food Economy Development Proposal by Kwabena “Cubby” Nkromo, Citizen Farmer

My horticultural and research relationship with the sweet potato (technically “sweetpotato) began during my first years in college at Tuskegee University in Alabama. Through a federally funded work study program, I was assigned to work on a…