FRIDAY JUNE 9, 10am-4pm (EDT)
Crossroads Women’s Center, 5011 Wayne Ave Philadelphia, PA 19144 and by Zoom
With: Didi Pershouse, educator, author and soil sponge strategist committed to building healthy communities both above and below ground. Ms Pershouse’s publications include The Ecology of Care: Medicine, Agriculture, Money, and the Quiet Power of Human and Microbial Communities and Understanding Soil Health and Watershed Function. She founded the Land and Leadership Initiative, and develops participatory training materials for the Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming Initiative in India. She lives in Vermont, US.
And: Vijay Kumar, a key Advisor to the Govt of Andhra Pradesh for Agriculture & Cooperation and Co-Vice Chairman, Rythu Sadhikara Samstha India. As CEO for the Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (2000-2010), he implemented a state wide program of poverty eradication based on a movement of women’s self-help groups which enabled the largest transition to agroecology in the world, simultaneously addressing: rural livelihoods, nutritious food, biodiversity loss, soil degradation, climate change, water scarcity and pollution.
A workshop for women, BIPOC, urban, subsistence and all farmers and farm workers, gardeners and anyone who wants to contribute information and/or find out about regenerating the soil which can help reverse climate change.
Part of an International and Community Gathering, End Women’s Poverty – A Guaranteed Care Income for All Caregivers of People and Planet
More info and to register: https://bit.ly/EndWomensPoverty2023
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