2 New Research Papers: 2022

We are proud to share new research from our team within the last year! Both works come from our FARMS for Biodiversity Project, and they include a research approach to transdisciplinary agroecology and an assessment of local views… Read More

A week of delicious recipe-sharing

Over one week, the SFHC team traveled to village areas Luzi, Kamwe, Kavula, and Mlimo to conduct recipe demonstrations. Farmers learned new and different recipes using locally grown crops. The training provided aimed to promote household nutrition and… Read More

Successful Seed Fair held at SFHC Centre

In July, the seed fair at SFHC gathered farmers from many village areas to showcase their different seed varieties and discuss agricultural practices and methods. Farmers presented their assortment of indigenous, local, and hybrid seeds and shared their… Read More

Reflections: A Visit from the Seed and Knowledge Initiative

In March 2018, SFHC was pleased to host a visit from the Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI)’s Community of Practice. These experienced and dedicated activists, farmers, and community leaders joined us for several days to exchange knowledge, share… Read More

Launch: we have a podcast!

What is agroecology? How is it related to biodiversity and conservation? What is participatory research, and what does it mean to share different types of knowledge? How can you map knowledge sharing across a landscape? If you’ve ever… Read More

Solar panels at the Center

Wooohooo! We are finally solar powered! For years, it has been part of our dream to build solar panels onto the roof of our Farmer Research and Training Center, in order to run on renewable energy. In the… Read More

“Within Our Grasp: Childhood Malnutrition Worldwide and the Revolution Taking Place to End It”: Sharman Apt Russell Discusses SFHC in New Book

Sharman Apt Russell, renowned scholar and author, visited SFHC some years ago and captured her exchange with our community and her insights into the world of global nutrition in her new book, “Within Our Grasp: Childhood Malnutrition Worldwide… Read More

SFHC honored & recognized by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food

With World Food Day on the horizon (this Saturday, October 16th), we are presented with an opportunity for the global community to come together and reflect on our food systems and their respective effects on our environments; this… Read More

Democracy Now! features “The Ants and the Grasshopper”

We are SO thrilled to hear that Democracy Now!, one of the most well-known progressive news sources across North America, has released a special feature on Raj Patel’s new film covering SFHC’s work, The Ants and the Grasshopper,… Read More

Raj Patel article on agroecology as a tool to fight hunger

We hope you’ll check out this piece by our long term collaborator and friend of SFHC, Raj Patel, in Scientific American. Raj uses SFHC as a case study to write about agroecology’s potential as a radical vision for… Read More