16th to 31st of October 2021
"We have to think about our own local region, and the plants that used to exist long time ago, we need to bring indigenous and traditional food back to the people."
Joseph is the director and founder of LPC a permaculture demonstration site. He is a permaculture trainer, and a specialists for permaculture in the drylands.
Joseph, and Daisy and Alan from Livingmachines, share experiences in water management from their respective backgrounds, Joseph works with pastoralists and communities in the drylands of Laikipia, whereas Daisy and Alan work mainly setting up grow houses for private individuals, they are based in Nairobi. The methods added from both sides, give a great overview of what one can do to build up soil quality to maintain the moisture in the soil, to sunken beds, swales and sand damns.
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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.