LeeAnn Morrissette (RYT 200) is a storyteller and cultural strategist based in Charleston, SC whose work explores self-remembrance, rural revivalism, and sovereignty.
LeeAnn Morrissette (RYT 200) is a storyteller and cultural strategist based in Charleston, SC. She has created for Oxford American, the Cornucopia Institute, Good Food Jobs, Nonprofit Quarterly, the Stacey Abrams for Governor Campaign, Blavity, & Black Girl In Om.
Her most recent work, With These Hands presented by SAAFON is an intimate visual telling of the works and lives of 6 Black farmers from around the deep southeastern states showcasing how Black agrarianism is revitalizing our ecosystem, building community and reconnecting people of the Black diaspora with our history. Committed to documenting & amplifying the stories of Black people reclaiming what it means to live well and free from the wounds of generational land-based trauma, she currently serves as the Communications and Culture Director of the National Black Food & Justice Alliance.
She is a mother to a vivacious 3 year-old and is currently working to rematriate her family’s heirs property on Wadmalaw, Is., South Carolina.