March 18th Report UN WOMEN 2016

By Joanne Cheng

The sixth day of UN Women World Conference 2016 featured an important panel discussion on women’s leadership program pressing environmental and social issues. Below is one of the speeches on environmental advocacy presented by Temple of Understanding: Food Sovereignty,Women and Sustainability, the Roots of System Change”

I’m part of a organic farm on Cape Cod called Pure Joy Farm in Massachusetts. I just want to tell you how transformative my life has become by having the direct experience of working on farm watching the miracle of food grow, being able to wonder in the farm and pick up a little bit of arugula, eat my micronutrient without even putting them in a plate. Its really is easier about that; I had the experience of get back and understand chicken a little bit more, having to relate to a flock of them. for my own dietary practices, I know these chicken live in what my niece call it Tajmahal of chicken coops. Even when they are conta...

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