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April 21, 2017

Earth Day: Re-thinking Our Relationship with Nature

April 22 is Earth Day! The theme of this 2017 Earth Day is Environmental and Climate Literacy. Education and awareness are critical to advancing the way the […]
February 13, 2017

Huffington Post: What We Can Learn from the California Drought

The piece below is an excerpt from an article originally published by Alice Cunningham of Shumei International on The Huffington Post. Read the full text here. […]
December 22, 2016

Shumei International Participates in United Nations Climate Change and Biodiversity Conferences

Shumei International is ending 2016 having participated in both the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 22) in Marrakech and the Conference of the Parties on […]
December 5, 2016

Celebrating World Soil Day 12/5 – A Look at Marrakech COP 22

Re-framing Food and Agriculture: From Degeneration to Regeneration On Friday, 18 November 2016, the event “Re-framing Food and Agriculture: From Degeneration to Regeneration” took place at […]
October 20, 2016

Visions of the Living Soil

Published in spring of 2016, Visions of the Living Soil will explore the current state of soil on our planet and its intrinsic link to some of the most critical environmental […]
October 20, 2016

Visions of the Living Seed

  Visions of the Living Seed, a newly released collection of compelling photographs and inspiring contributions, explores the vital importance of seed as the source of life on our […]
October 16, 2016

World Food Day 2016

October 16th is World Food Day – “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” This year’s theme highlights the impact of climate change on food […]
September 17, 2016

UN Celebrates International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, 16 September

The United Nations celebrates the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer on 16 September. The ozone layer protects the Earth from the harmful […]
September 14, 2016

Recognizing The Value Of Food To Stop Waste by Alice Cunningham

Read on Huffington Post here, or below. From watermelon and berries to sun-ripened tomatoes and peaches, summer is when we most enjoy local fruits and vegetables, […]
August 16, 2016

Natural Agriculture Takes Root in Italy as a Way of Life 

In Italy, the land where the slow food movement began, there is a growing number of organic and conventional farmers who are converting to a natural […]
July 15, 2016

World Population Day Through the Lens of Food

Feeding the World’s Population According to World O Meters, a website that monitors population growth by day, there are more than 7.4 billion people on Earth […]
July 8, 2016

Remembering The Seeds Of Freedom by Alice Cunningham

Alice Cunningham is the executive director of international affairs for Shumei International. Read the full article on Huffington Post. In America’s early days, the nation’s founders […]