16th to 31st of October 2021
"My food is my medicine and my medicine is my food, and the best food is the one we produce ourselves."
Priscilla was born in Machakos and is the Founder of Ark of Food and Nutrition Sovereignty (AFANSO). She received education in Biological Sciences, Training in Rural Extension and Transformation/Teaching, and Nutrition Security.
She has participated in various Permaculture Design Projects in the country and has a huge passion for herbs and traditional medicine.
In the interview for ShambaJijini Summit, Priscilla explains to us the power of herbs for our health and for the health of the environment. What herbs can we grow in our garden, in small pots, and on the window bench. We also discuss how we can preserve traditional knowledge in Kenya.
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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.