Renewing America’s Food Traditions

Endangered Diversity in Our Hands and Mouths

Author Gary Paul Nabhan has been the primary shaper of the local and indigenous foods movement in the U.S. He has worked with more than a dozen indigenous communities on cross-cultural initiatives to revive indigenous foods to prevent diabetes, to restore ancient agricultural landscapes, and to honor traditional knowledge.  In his talk “Endangered Diversity in Our Hands and Mouths” he spoke about the critical importance of the preservation of  local foods and indigenous foods.


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Gary Paul Nabhan

Gary Paul Nabhan is an internationally-celebrated nature writer, agrarian activist, and ethnobiologist who works on conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural diversity. For such work, Nabhan has been honored as a pioneer and creative force in the “local food movement” and seed saving community by Utne Reader, Mother Earth News, New York Times, Bioneers, … Continued


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