Saving Seeds Saves Lives.

What Indian farmers (my two dear friends)  are saying about Seed Freedom at their A-Z of Organic agriculture course at Navdanya. SEED FREEDOM NOW! "If we don't have our own seeds and have to purchase them, we will have to spend a lot of money.  We have to take loans to pay for them, and... Continue Reading →

Week 3, Bhoomi!

A-Z of Organic Agriculture, 2012- Week 3, Bhoomi Bhoomi week was an incredible celebration of women in Defense of the Earth at the Navdanya farm in the third week of the A-Z of Organic Agriculture course. The class is so grateful to the brilliant minds of Dr. Vandana Shiva, Frances Moore Lappe, Jean Grossholtz, Winona LaDuke,... Continue Reading →

Farmer’s Markets For All!

With a stopover in California for a few months, I have learned of the states relatively recently adopted (late 2010) food assistance program, CalFresh. This is California's own name for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAPS), formerly known as the food stamps program.  Nationwide, long gone is the stigmatized booklet of stamps. Instead, EBT (electronic benefit transfer) credit... Continue Reading →

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