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Heartland Stories Radio

May 3, 2022

Dr. Christopher Carter is an assistant professor of theology and religious studies at the University of San Diego and a pastor in the United Methodist Church. He just published his first book “The Spirit of Soul Food: Race, Faith, and Food Justice” and is on the board of directors of Farm Forward, an anti-factory farming non-profit. Tune in to learn more about:

  • His grandfather’s experience being a migrant farm worker picking cotton, and attending school until 4th grade during Jim Crow laws;
  • The colonization of food and why we overlook Indigenous food when we look back in history;
  • The consequence of racial trauma;
  • What soul food is;
  • Why the foundation of our food system is based on structural racism;
  • His own journey on becoming a vegan;
  • About Farm Forward and the anti-factory farming non-profit.

To learn more about Dr. Christopher Carter go to You can buy his new book here or at your local bookstore.