Dr. Vandana Shiva founded the Research for Science, Technology, and Ecology, (RFSTE) organization, inspired by her earlier involvement with the Chipko movement.
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Dr. Vandana Shiva expresses her strong views on hunger in the developing world and the struggle of small farmers in her native India.
This is more than about the safety of biotechnology; it’s about the ability to have a choice of the foods that we eat, and for our farmers to be able to freely re-use their own seeds, and grow food in the manner that they choose.
“The latest video from The Lexicon of Sustainability‘s Douglas Gayeton explores seed banks, seed swaps and the work of environmental activist, author and physicist Dr. Vandana Shiva, who explains the “seed sovereignty” movement, and the importance of biodiversity.
In the Parana’ region of Brazil, about 100 small farmers are growing and preserving locally adapted seeds.
An interview with Katrina Blair, author of The Wild Wisdom of Weeds talks about the 13 wild weeds she says are essential for human survival.
This page contains a video playlist guide of food and sustainability leaders that have appeared on Cooking Up a Story from our interview and talk segments.
Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: Distilled Spirits- Veteran bartender David Shenaut demonstrates how to make an Irish Coffee, and a drink he invented, the “Souracher”. We visit a micro-distiller to see what he makes, and why he enjoys making distilled spirits, and a look at the top-10 most viewed videos in 2012 for Cooking Up a Story and Food.Farmer.Earth videos.
Food Farmer Earth newsletter: Gloria Vargas of Gloria’s Secret Cafe’, shows how to make authentic tamales. Manuel Recio takes us on a tour of his basque peppers on Viridian Farms.
In this documentary, Taggart Siegel began working on Queen of the Sun in 2006, visiting beekeepers around the world to document their plight.