While her grandmother’s health was in decline, Erinn visited her at the hospital and learned about her grandmother’s past. She found out that her grandmother and the rest of her family were sharecroppers in the South before she left for Connecticut alone as a teen. Erinn talks about how gardening makes her feel connected to her grandmother as well as the others who came before her, and how it is meaningful that today her labor benefits only herself and those of her choosing.
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Music featured in the episode: “Hannah Happiest” by Lomelda
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