16th to 31st of October 2021
Emmanuel Atamba Oriedo
"Gardening is the most successful way of taking control. If you have control over your food you can have control over most things in your life."
Atamba is a food and farming systems expert, and farmer. He is involved in farming & gardening, research, advocacy on sustainable food, and farming systems that will guarantee the Right to Adequate Food for all. Atamba is also concerned about how our food is produced, its impact on the environment, how we distribute it and who decides who eats what.
In the Interview, Atamba is talking about regulations around urban food production in Kenya. He gives many powerful reasons why everyone should grow their own food.
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"To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves."
– Mahatma Gandhi
ARE YOU THINKING OF GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD?
Are you thinking about growing your own food – on your windowsill, your balcony, in the backyard, or in a shamba on the outskirts of your hometown? Would you like to move towards self-sufficiency, not just for yourself, but also for your community and the city where you live?
Did you ever think about a more sustainable, even regenerative way of farming?ShambaJijini Summit brings you stories of people who grow food for their families without the use of chemicals. People, who earn a living from regenerative farming or even created a completely new career path for themselves.
If this is your line of thought, welcome to ShambaJijini.
Meet the pioneers in regenerative urban farming, business and urban livelihoods. Find inspirations in the stories and experiences of ambitious individuals, who are dedicated to produce healthy food and show pathways to regenerative food systems and a good, healthy live.