Seeding Liberation on the Land — Advaya

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Seeding Liberation on the Land

Food, Farming & Healing Our World Online Event with Vandana Shiva, Leah Penniman, Chris Smaje, Abby Rose

Exploring how approaches to food and farming can dramatically transform our relationships with soil, soul and society to create thriving lives for people everywhere.

Wednesday 27th January 2021, 6:00pm–8:00pm UK Time Online Event

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Leah Penniman, Vandana Shiva, Chris Smaje, Abby Rose, advaya event

This event is part of the series Food, Farming & Healing Our World. Through a series of 4 weekly online events, we will uncover the connections between Food & Farming and:

Ecology & Ecosystems;
The Economy & Community;
Mythology & Our Relationship with Nature;
Cultural Narratives & Imagination.

An evening gathering with:

Vandana Shiva,#

Author of Oneness vs The 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom;

Leah Penniman,#

Author of Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s practical guide to liberation on the land;

Chris Smaje,#

Author A Small Farm Future: Making the case for a society built around local economies self-provisioning agricultural diversity and a shared earth;

Abby Rose,#


In this series participants will have the privilege to learn from farmers, thinkers, nutritional experts and practitioners from around the world.

We will gain understanding of dynamic solutions that are reviving ecosystems, communities and cultures globally, as well as ecological, cultural and practical approaches to transforming how we live, think and act.

The gatherings are designed to be transformational. Learnings are embedded in traditional practices, science and recent research, and aim to enrich human life in times of ecological crisis.

Wednesday 27th January 2021, 6:00pm–8:00pm UK Time Online Event

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Food, Farming & Healing Our World

A unique series of gatherings exploring how food and farming can heal our world.

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Vandana Shiva #

Globally well-known intellectual and activist, Vandana Shiva has shown ongoing commitment in different fields, making it difficult to label her name under a precise and unique category. At the core of her activism there are: counter-development in favour of people-centered, participatory processes; support to grassroots networks; women rights and ecology. Author of numerous important books and articles, Vandana Shiva has shown a lifetime interest in campaigning against genetic engineering and the negative impact of globalisation, advocating for the crucial importance of preserving and celebrating biodiversity.

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Leah Penniman #

Leah Penniman is Co-Director and Farm Manager of Soul Fire Farm with over 20 years of experience as a soil steward and food sovereignty activist.

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Chris Smaje #

Chris Smaje has coworked a small farm in Somerset, southwest England, for the last fifteen years.

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Abby Rose #

Abby Rose is Co-producer & Co-host of Farmerama. A farmer and soil health advocate, Abby was named one of 50 New Radicals by The Guardian and Nesta in 2018 for her work developing simple apps that help build ecology, profitability and beauty on farms around the world.

Read Abby Rose’s profile