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April 22, 2019

Earth Day 2019: Why We Should Protect Insects Too

This year, the world is celebrating Earth Day on April 22 with the theme Protect Our Species. There are millions of species, and many left to […]
February 8, 2019

Bringing the Voices of Zambian Women to the 2019 Oxford Real Farming Conference

On January 3-4, 2019, Shumei attended the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) in England. The Oxford Real Farming Conference brought together more than 950 attendees, including […]
January 2, 2019

Continuous Cropping at the Natural Agriculture Farm in Yatesbury, UK

Just outside of Bristol, there is a 5-acre Shumei Natural Agriculture Farm in Yatesbury. The Farm has organic certification with the Soil Association, but there are […]
December 19, 2018

Shumei International COP 24 Side Event: Speed Up the Cool Down

On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, Shumei International co-hosted an official side event, Speed Up the Cool Down: Scaling Up Regenerative Solutions to Climate Change, at the […]
December 10, 2018

Speed Up the Cool Down: Scaling Up Regenerative Solutions to Climate Change

December 4, 2018

Be The Solution to Stop Soil Pollution

Every year, World Soil Day is celebrated on December 5th, and this year the focus is raising awareness for the problem of soil pollution. Although healthy […]
October 16, 2018

World Food Day: Creating A #ZeroHunger World

Today, October 16, is World Food Day and this year’s theme is “Our Actions are Our Future.” Our future depends on our ability to nourish the […]
October 2, 2018

High-Level Side Event on Breaking the Cycle Between Conflict and Hunger at the UN General Assembly

During the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Shumei International participated in a special high-level side event, Breaking the Cycle Between Conflict and Hunger, […]
April 24, 2018

International Day of Mother Earth at the UN

A Push for Sustainable Consumption and Production April 22 is known as Earth Day, but nine years ago the United Nations Generally Assembly designated this day […]
January 30, 2018

Supporting Harmony with Nature through Collaboration

The end of 2017 was a busy time for Shumei International – and a collaborative one. While Alice Cunningham, the executive director of International Affairs, participated […]
December 8, 2017

Recognizing Our Roots in the Earth

Soil is a finite natural resource. However, there is a global increase in soil degradation due to improper and unsustainable  agriculture and land management practices. That’s […]
November 15, 2017

Shumei International’s Alice Cunningham speaks about Natural Agriculture at the IFOAM Conference in India

From November 9th – 11th 2017, Alice Cunningham, Executive Director of International Affairs of Shumei International, participated in the 19th IFOAM Organic World Congress that took place […]