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Sunita

Sunita, a small-scale farmer from the village of Patti in Uttarakhand, Northern India. Sunita grows grains, wheat, maize and ginger on the Himalayan foothills. Photo Credit - Trina Moyles

Sunita, a small-scale farmer from the village of Patti in Uttarakhand, Northern India. Sunita grows grains, wheat, maize and ginger on the Himalayan foothills.
Photo Credit – Trina Moyles

Feature Article

On Becoming the “F-Word” – Vanessa’s Journey into Urban Farming

Nearly two years ago, when I first sat down with Vanessa Hanel, an emerging urban farmer in Calgary, she hesitated to call herself what she referred to as “the F-word”. Today Vanessa is getting ready to take on farming, full time, as the owner and grower behind Micro YYC, a micro-greens operation in Calgary that “specializes in small”.

For over four years now, I’ve been following Vanessa’s transition into farming with admiration.

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“Mukaka”

"A woman without a garden is not a woman," goes the Bakiga saying in southwestern Uganda. In the village of Mirindi, I met a woman in her nineties, digging in her bean field on the steep slant of the hill. "I'll dig until the day I die," she told me proudly. Photo Credit - Trina Moyles

“A woman without a garden is not a woman,” goes the Bakiga saying in southwestern Uganda. In the village of Mirindi, I met a woman in her nineties, digging in her bean field on the steep slant of the hill. “I’ll dig until the day I die,” she told me proudly. Photo Credit – Trina Moyles

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Yashwanti

Yashwanti, a mustard and millet farmer in Rajasthan tends to her buffalo. Yashwanti uses buffalo milk to cultivate yogurt and make ghee for her exquisite Rajasthani dishes. Photo Credit - Trina Moyles

Yashwanti, a mustard and millet farmer in Rajasthan, India, tends to her buffalo. Yashwanti uses buffalo milk to cultivate yogurt and make ghee for her exquisite Rajasthani dishes.
Photo Credit – Trina Moyles