Jìgìjìgì kò s̩éé fà tu

“A firmly rooted plant cannot be uprooted.”
Yorùbá òwe (proverb)

Jìgìjìgì is an Afrikan-Centered Podcast that seeks to encourage other Afrikans to learn more about growing plants, food, soil, and their soul. We want to get our hands and minds dirty detailing the Afrikan relationship with the soil. We continually ask and answer the question, “How did you grow while you grew tomatoes, peppers, kale, and melons?”

Building healthy soil builds a healthy soul and we share stories on how to do both.

Expect episodes to contain wisdom, tips, and actionable advice from Afrikan Agriculturalists for how to improve yields, crop performance, and marketability thereby “blackening” your green-thumb.

A prominent DMV proverb is “There is no culture without Agriculture.” We find that to be very true here at Jìgìjìgì.


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Episodes and Articles

Jìgìjìgì EP 007 – Fermentations

Fermentations. What do you ferment? Why would you do this? How do you do this? All these and more answered in JP007 Fermentations.

Jìgìjìgì EP 006 – Compost

A small step into the history of composts, why you should, why you shouldn’t, how it could work, and how it couldn’t. This episode is the real beginning of our philosophical journey :]

visit https://olona.de/jp006 for all the show notes!

Jìgìjìgì EP 005 – Philosophical Background

We lay out our background and foundational positions we occupy as we cultivate the soil. Some of this episode is prepared and some of it is divined.

Be sure to visit https://olona.de/jp005 for all the details :]

Jìgìjìgì EP004 – Fungus Gnats

We sat down to eat a chickpea burger. We left having controlled the fungus gnat population!

Visit https://olona.de/jp004 for more info :]