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Teresa

Teresa, a cacao farmer from Las Collinas, is resisting the forces of transience, migration, and the African palm oil industry in the Rio San Juan, Nicaragua.  (Photo by KJ Dakin)

Teresa, a cacao farmer from Las Collinas, is resisting the forces of transience, migration, and the African palm oil industry in the Rio San Juan, Nicaragua.
Photo Credit – KJ Dakin

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Canadian women in Cuba

Eleven Canadian female youth pose during their permaculture design course in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba. Why do females outnumber males as students in PDCs, but males outnumber women as instructors, or teachers of PDCs? Food for thought... Photo Credit - Trina Moyles

Eleven Canadian female youth pose during their permaculture design course in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba. Why do females outnumber males as students in PDCs, but males outnumber women as instructors, or teachers of PDCs? Food for thought…
Photo Credit – Trina Moyles

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“The Seed Sister”

The woman known as the "seed sister" at Dr. Vandana Shiva's agroecological farm in Dehradun, India, where organizers are cultivating hundreds of traditional varieties of India's "9 sacred grains". Photo Credit - Trina Moyles

The woman known as the “seed sister” at Dr. Vandana Shiva’s agroecological farm in Dehradun, India, where organizers are cultivating hundreds of traditional varieties of India’s “9 sacred grains”.
Photo Credit – Trina Moyles

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Victoria

Victoria, a Mam farmer, and her comrade open the greenhouse where they're experimenting with hothouse tomatoes. Victoria lives in the arid highlands of northwestern Guatemala. How are indigenous women using agriculture as a tool to resist economic development projects?  Photo Credit - KJ Dakin

Victoria, a Mam farmer, and her comrade open the greenhouse where they’re experimenting with hothouse tomatoes. Victoria lives in the arid highlands of northwestern Guatemala. How are indigenous women using agriculture as a tool to resist economic development projects?
Photo Credit – KJ Dakin

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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

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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

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Jessica

Jessica, an emerging farmer at Cold Mile Farmstead in Peace River, Canada, cradles an adult female goose in her arms. Jessica is raising chickens, ducks and geese, along with Highland heritage cattle.

Jessica, an emerging farmer at Cold Mile Farmstead in Peace River, Canada, cradles an adult female goose in her arms. Jessica is raising chickens, ducks and geese, along with Highland heritage cattle. Photo Credit – Trina Moyles

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Cuza

Cuza runs a mixed farm and permaculture demonstrate site with her partner in Matanzas, Cuba. Cuza grows vegetables, raises rabbits and goats, and tends an acre of mixed food forest for fruit and timber production.  Photo Credit - Trina Moyles

Cuza runs a mixed farm and permaculture demonstrate site with her partner in Matanzas, Cuba. Cuza grows vegetables, raises rabbits and goats, and tends an acre of mixed food forest for fruit and timber production.
Photo Credit – Trina Moyles

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Tomasa

Tomasa is a Maya-Mam woman living in the village of Tuixcajchis, Comitancillo, Guatemala. She grows traditional varieties of maize -- red, purple, black, yellow and white. She uses the polycrop method of planting the "Tres Hermanas" (three sisters), maize, beans and squash. Photo Credit - KJ Dakin

Tomasa is a Maya-Mam woman living in the village of Tuixcajchis, Comitancillo, Guatemala. She grows traditional varieties of maize — red, purple, black, yellow and white. She uses the polycrop method of planting the “Tres Hermanas” (three sisters), maize, beans and squash.
Photo Credit – KJ Dakin