NOFA-VT – “Poison Free Food & Farming” with Dr. Vandana Shiva
Published on May 8, 2019
International Scientist/Activist Dr. Vandana Shiva speaks on the steps of the Statehouse, May 6, 2019. Presented by Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont.
Dr. Vandana Shiva launched her “Northeast Earth Journey” on May 4 when she delivered the commencement address at Sterling College in Craftsbury Common VT. On May 5, she led a daylong workshop at Sterling College for activists focused on “Strategies for Social and Environmental Justice.” On Monday, May 6, Dr. Shiva spoke and presented an international pledge for “Poison-Free Food & Farming by 2030” to state policymakers and collaborating advocacy organizations in front of the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier. From Vermont, Dr. Shiva proceeded to Massachusetts, where she shared the Pledge in Northampton MA on May 6th and to Connecticut on May 7th. From Connecticut to New York, where a lecture on “Rethinking Food and Farming by 2030” wsd held on May 7th.