Can you imagine a future in which a young person doesn't even know how to boil a pot of water? We have plug in kettles, instant oatmeal, microwave bags of foods that eliminate that necessity already. Deskilling mission: accomplished!
Part 1: Wheat Boycott Dreams of Life Back Home Growing up as a first-generation American child in an immigrant family, I heard lots of idealized reminiscing about “back home”. To hear them tell it, the Caribbean was a magical unicorn-filled wonderland where everything from the food to the freedom was To hear them tell it,… Continue reading Who Controls the Food Controls the Country: Food Sovereignty and Food Import Dependency in Trinidad and Tobago
What prompted me to write an article called Christian Food Activism: Yes, It's a Thing? Well, first let's consider this question: What is this concept, Christian Food Activism? I realized in my prayer time (thank you Holy Spirit) that this is the lovely, succinct word package that describes what Really Nourish is all about. There… Continue reading Christian Food Activism: Yes, It’s a Thing
With more than 2 billion Christians worldwide, food sovereignty defined in a biblical context will shed some light on the lost connection between our beliefs and our day-to-day choices.
Genesis 1:11-12 (ESV) 11 And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants[e] yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.” And it was so. 12 The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed,… Continue reading Prayer for Seed Sovereignty for the People
An excerpt from The Food Revolutionary Strategy Handbook, a work in progress by the author. From what I learned both in and outside of history classrooms in school, slaves were treated with a great deal of cruelty, including being subjected to food that was low in nutritional value and high in fats and starches, which… Continue reading Prison Residents Suffer Nutritional Abuse
OK, so It’s been almost 4 months since I posted The Faith Garden: Part 1 on The Really Nourish Movement YouTube station, and I’m finally at a stage where I am ready to start this thing! For a couple of months over the summer I had a bit of garden training in an already existing… Continue reading The Faith Garden Phase One: Germination