All the conversations are available to stream online. Presenters included Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, farmers Leah Penniman and Karen Washington, and more.
One coalition aims to use murals to recognize immigrant farm workers’ role in the American food system.
India’s ‘Seed Warrior’ Debal Deb has preserved 1,410 rare and folk varieties of rice to save them from extinction, promote food sovereignty, and fight corporate control of seeds.
Freya Yost, Vice President at A Growing Culture, discusses the potential of farmers in building a more equitable food and agriculture system, with one central question: what can we learn from smallholder farmers?
Food Tank partnered with Seeds&Chips to make the Going Forward by Going Back panel possible in Milan, Italy. It discussed how to take into account indigenous knowledge and traditional farming methods when innovating new technologies.