At just fifteen years old, Denia founded a group that would change her community and the trajectory of her life.
With biodiversity declining at a tremendous rate, it will take everyone working together to safeguard what is left.
“Estamos resguardando y protegiendo nuestra agrobiodiversidad nativa.”
The way food is grown and distributed means exploitation, displacement and hunger for nearly 1 billion family farmers.
A decade ago, could you have imagined a rush on kale seeds?
Today’s tomatoes began as wild plants in the Andes.
Squash began in Central America and Mexico and includes some of the largest and most diverse fruits in the plant kingdom.
“We have taken much pride in our community garden initiative as a way of restoring our food sovereignty once again.”
Even your makeup, soaps and lotions could contain a substance whose cultivation contributes to deforestation and displacement of small-scale farmers.
With the average farmer being 54 years old, who will grow our food, when today’s farmers retire?
When he was 12 years old, Owen Bridge had an encounter that would change his life.
Youth cooperatives give young farmers the support they need to flourish. And seeds give them hope for the future.
Caroline Chartrand saves the seeds Métis people in southern Manitoba saved for generations.
Loïc Dewavrin is a grain, soy and oil seed farmer – and a seed saver on a massive scale.
Climate change makes growing corn in parts of Central America near impossible. So these farmers are turning to something else.
Fanta is a mother of eight, grandmother to 13 and guardian to one very useful grain that everyone had thought lost for good.