Tag: Food Policy & Sustainability

The Local Food Revolution

With the World Bank projecting that in just 35 years we’ll need to produce at least 50% more food to adequately feed the planet, food security is quickly becoming one of the most critical issues of our time. Resource scarcity and the looming global food crisis—compounded by climate change—is exposing how unsustainable and ultimately ineffective …continue

Sneak Peek: Vandana Shiva’s Who Really Feeds the World

In her latest book, scientist and activist Vandana Shiva delivers a powerful manifesto calling for meaningful agricultural consciousness and genuine sustainability. Shiva, whom Bill Moyers has called a “rock star in the worldwide battle against genetically modified seeds,” draws upon her thirty years of research to debunk the myth—propagated in large part by the GMO …continue

Vandana Shiva to Headline Ojai’s Earth Day

Dr. Vandana Shiva will headline Ojai’s annual Earth Day Festival on Saturday April 23, to take place at Oak Grove School from 11-4pm. Dr. Shiva will speak at 2:30 p.m. and will be introduced by Rick Ridgeway. There will be a book signing after Dr. Shiva’s appearance. A Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Quantum Theory, …continue

Adam Bucko: How Youth Leaders Can Address the Climate Crisis

Last December, the Global Peace Initiative of Women (GPIW) held a side event at the COP21 conference in Paris entitled “The Inner Dimensions of Climate Change – Spiritual Perspectives.” The event featured a presentation by Vandana Shiva, and conversations with Acarya Judy Lief, Father Michael Holleran, and Adam Bucko, among many other spiritual leaders and practitioners. In this …continue

7 GMO Myths Debunked by Vandana Shiva

Taiwan is the latest on the growing list of countries that are increasing limits on, or outright banning, genetically modified food. As more countries and individuals are opting against genetically engineered crops, international agribusinesses continue to insist that GMOs are the only realistic solution to the world food crisis. Here, in an exclusive excerpt from her new …continue