Vandana Shiva is my hero when it comes to saving seed and making our own food democracy. We must take our seeds back from the companies that want to patent them and have. Claim your little plot of land. We did in a community garden in a city park in Fitchburg, MA.
“Seed is not just the source of life. It is the very foundation of our being.” – Vandana Shiva
If the name Vandana Shiva doesn’t ring a bell, you probably don’t know jack about why saving and sharing seeds from your organic produce is the ultimate act of rebellion against the corporatocracy. No matter. Just know that this food fight is anything but a frivolous venting of teenage high spirits. In fact, with California’s drought worsening and threatening crops, and Monsanto scoring big in legal battles to continue privatizing nature, the timing couldn’t be better. If you eat, this fight is your fight. Consider yourself enlisted.
Dressed in her beautiful saris and signature bindi, physicist, author, ecofeminist and seed activist, Dr. Shiva hardly looks the revolutionary. But spend a few minutes in her company – there are plenty of videos to choose from – and she will make…
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