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Black-owned urban farm CEO, Shafiqah Sharif to be interviewed on Spotlight on East Orange Business

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Shafiqah Sharif, CEO of the Black-owned urban farm, Pea Shoots & Co, in East Orange NJ, will be interviewed on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 6:30 EST, Spotlight on East Orange Business by the host, Anna Banks.

EAST ORANGE, N.J. - eTradeWire -- On Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 6:30 EST, Spotlight on East Orange Business' host Anna Banks will Interview Pea Shoots & Co's, Shafiqah Sharif. During the live interview, Shafiqah will share her journey into urban farming, entrepreneurship and its importance in the black community.

Shafiqah Sharif founded Pea Shoots & Co on 01/27/2021, joining the growing ranks of, black-owned farms in the United States. Pea Shoots & Co is headquartered in East Orange NJ and specializes in the production of naturally grown microgreens using organic material.

The Mission of Pea Shoots & Co is to bring awareness to the benefits of eating to live, by foods our hands can produce, our eyes can see, and our souls can process.

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"Less than 2% of traditional farms are black-owned in the USA with New Jersey attributing only 6", said Sharif. "Urban farming has created an innovative way to add to those numbers and we pride ourselves on being a part of such an elite group."

Spotlight on East Orange Business is a new weekly business and community affairs program. The show is hosted by business coach, trainer, and resident Anna D. Banks.  The program is sponsored by Thrive Leadership Institute Inc., in collaboration with The East Orange Business Association, and will air on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., on Facebook and YouTube.

About Pea Shoots & Co

The Mission of Pea Shoots & Co is to bring awareness to the benefits of eating to live, by foods our hands can produce, our eyes can see, and our souls can process.

Pea Shoots & Co offers a variety of microgreens that are grown hydroponically, harvested, and packaged locally. All aspects of the farm are handled in-house with no third-party outsourcing. You can connect with Pea Shoots & Co on Facebook & Instagram (Peashoots.co) and @CoShoots on Twitter. Visit them on the web at www.peashootsandco.com, or by calling +1 973-833-3007

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About Thrive Leadership Institute, Inc.

Thrive Leadership Institute, Inc. the sponsor of "Spotlight on East Orange Business, is a minority and woman-owned training and development company focusing on leadership and communication solutions for teams, youth, youth-serving organizations, as well as small and growing businesses.  It was founded by Anna D. Banks, a 25+ year professional in the learning, training, and development industry.  For more information about Thrive Leadership Institute visit www.ThriveLeadershipInstitute.com

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