Encountering the Wild in Us and Us in the Wild
Food, Farming & Healing Our World Online Event with Martin Shaw, Sy Montgomery, Gary Paul Nabhan, Isabel Losada
Exploring how approaches to food and farming can dramatically transform our relationships with soil, soul and society to create thriving lives for people everywhere.
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.
Encountering the Wild in Us and Us in the Wild#
Mythology & Our Relationship with Nature: Wednesday 10 February 2021
A speical evening gathering with:
Author of Courting the Wild Twin;
Author of Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind;
Author of The Joyful Environmentalist.
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.
Food, Farming & Healing Our World
Martin Shaw #
Martin Shaw is a mythologist and storyteller. Dr Shaw lived under canvas for four years exploring tiny pockets of the English countryside - claiming to have walked out of this century altogether.
Sy Montgomery #
Sy Montgomery (born February 7, 1958), is a naturalist, author and scriptwriter who writes for children as well as adults. She is author of 28 books, including The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness, which was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction and was on The New York Times Best Seller list.
Gary Paul Nabhan #
Gary Paul Nabhan is an Agricultural Ecologist, Ethnobotanist, Ecumenical Franciscan Brother, and author whose work has focused primarily on the interaction of biodiversity and cultural diversity of the arid binational Southwest.
Isabel Losada #
Isabel Losada is a British author who combines humour with a serious look at her subject matter. She has worked as an actress, broadcaster and public speaker as well as a comedian and author. Isabel remains firmly committed to narrative non-fiction & swimming against the tide.