Seeding Liberation on the Land, With Dr Vandana Shiva, Leah Penniman, Chris Smaje, Abby Rose.
The first gathering in the online series Food, Farming and Healing Our World, a collaboration between Advaya C.I.C. and Chelsea Green Publishing, convened on Wednesday 27 January, 2021.
- Dr 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 of A Small Farm Future: Making the case for a society built around local economies self-provisioning agricultural diversity and a shared earth;
- Abby Rose, host of the Farmerama podcast.
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.
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.