We were asked by Ethical Consumer Magazine as part of Ethical Consumer week to respond to the following questions. We thought you might be interested in reading our responses to them. Tell us what your thoughts and feelings are about our responses and share some of your own. Can you tell us a little bitContinue reading “Journeying to Nourishment”
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Who is a Consumer? Food relationships and power: a look at human paradigms of consumption.
Mama D, Community Centred Knowledge July, 2017 Whilst at school we learn about food webs and food chains defined as hierarchies of consumption. Each plant, then animal species obtains their nutrition through ascending layers of energy, becoming increasingly complex as it passes up the chain or across the web. Primary producer species, such as grass:Continue reading “Who is a Consumer? Food relationships and power: a look at human paradigms of consumption.”
WHY FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IS ALSO ABOUT THE SOVEREIGN SOIL
WHY FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IS ALSO ABOUT THE SOVEREIGN SOIL October 29, 2015 by Mama D of Community Centred Knowledge Tweet @indigenousknow Associated movie: http://www.symphonyofthesoil.com/ When we, as Earth’s inhabitants, gain a clear understanding of the roots of Food Sovereignty and its role in bringing freedom from systems of food oppression to cultivators of the Global South,Continue reading “WHY FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IS ALSO ABOUT THE SOVEREIGN SOIL”
A Synchrony of Organic Interdependent Livity: S.O.I.L
A SYNCHRONY OF ORGANIC INTERDEPENDENT LIVITY: S.O.I.L. MARCH 6, 2015 by Mama D, Community Centred Knowledge @IndigenousKnow I am a mother and, in relative terms, recently sourced from the African continent. As a woman, and an African, I am present, but without voice. Most of the time, unseen and unheard. Yet, my essential being representsContinue reading “A Synchrony of Organic Interdependent Livity: S.O.I.L”
THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM
Sugar is the world’s most popular sweetener, but it does not bring the sweet life for all those who have encountered it. This should be a well known fact, but it isn’t and it’s suffocating us.
An Infection of Individualism: The Affluenza Affliction
An Infection of Individualism: The Affluenza Affliction by Mama D “…I mean the bare necessities, Old Mother Nature’s recipes That brings the bare necessities of life…” Bare Necessities, Jungle Book, (1967) Walt Disney Productions and You’ll see it’s true, someone like me Can learn to be like someone like me Can learn to be likeContinue reading “An Infection of Individualism: The Affluenza Affliction”