Fort Negrita Blog

2 of atlanta’s best herb workers

2 of atlanta’s best herb workers

we’re are lucky to have two of the best HERBAL workers in atlanta on our team.  sweet ANDREA is a beacon for all things nourishing, sustainable, and  mothering, hence the name @food_earth_birth our focused herbalist JAMAL is invested in your health (and he doesn’t even know you yet!) get acquainted with @greenhousebotanicals @herbknowsbest  these two are holding down THE FORT for day two of @thekenekt #sleighfortheholidays TODAY 12:30p-6:30p. with items from @thefairchild_art and @gangstastogrowers  items from the pop up will be AVAILABLE on fortnegrita.com beginning TOMORROW.

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we’ve finally gone BLACK!

we’ve finally gone BLACK!

we’ve finally gone BLACK! 🖤 after hearing about how much you would love the FORTRESS pad if it came in dark colors, we are now offering the ALL BLACK reusable menstrual pad for those of us that ‘don’t want to see the blood’. we get, it can look messy.   we are launching FOUR NEW PRINTS including the all black pad and the ALL WHITE organic pad this weekend at @thekenekt’s #sleighforthwholidays, and new prints will be available on fortnegrita.com on MONDAY. 

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collectively mourn 2020

collectively mourn 2020

can we collectively mourn the remainder of 2020? mourning is a dynamic verb. you can be sad, dance and sing, shed a tear, smoke one, cry hysterically, pour libations, laugh hard or play music for our newly-made ancestors.   in a society where disposability permeates everything we do, we’ve learned to even trash our dead and call it ‘casualties’. 🚯 before we can get to the upside of whatever we think could be on the other side of the year’s mountain, we should take time to mourn. patrice some’ in his book “Ritual” says that the living must properly mourn the...

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analog girl in a digital world

analog girl in a digital world

true analog girl in a digital world. 🌍 i grew up on captain planet at 3p, the only technology i worried about dying was my gigapet, and my clock being the street lights. so nowadays my ability to keep up with the vast consumption of technology overwhelms me.  on top of that, having an emotional/ spiritual connection to the rest of the universe (we all do!) that pulls and wears on my mood, sis be ready to sit this one out.  as i’m navigating more of the backend of the Fort, the cooperative, it’s hard to provide ‘content’ 😑 and...

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start a cooperative they said

start a cooperative they said

start a coop they said, it will be great they said. 🌐 while i was expecting the process to transition officially into a cooperative to be quick and cookie cutter, the journey is slow and intuitive, custom built. customizing our work culture where meetings can be:  held in a meadow of flowers, centered around a table of cozy snacks, or in our pjs because rest is powerful.  in the FORT’s cooperative development process, we gained a steering committee of 8 brilliant minds to crystallize the operating agreement and membership model, and align those processes to the Fort’s politic. in that process...

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