A Refugee Farmer’s Hopes, Goals and Sambusas

Rukia Bilal arrived in the states as a Somali-Bantu refugee when she was 14 years old. Today she’s farming at the Flats Mentor Farm , a program of World Farmers in Lancaster, MA. As a successful beginning farmer, she’s looking to expand her business to include selling her produce to grocers, and farmers’ markets and making and selling her homemade sambusas.