Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Introducing four rather special women contributing essays to Living Food
Four essays, one for each season on natures pharmacy, the stories behind food, connection through ritual and exploring obstacles to change.
Romy is an early pioneer of organic skin care and founder of the iconic Neal’s Yard Remedies Through homeopathic remedies, essential oils and herbal remedies she has inspired generations to be more involved in making decisions about their health. She sold Neal's Yard Remedies in 2005 and bought Trill Farm in Devon, a diverse farm that connects people to the land through a varied educational programme. She has a deep love of plants and understanding of their healing powers.
Environmental economist who has been at the forefront of corporate engagement on the environment and human rights for over 20 years. She has worked with multi national companies, non profit organisations and the UN bringing about a deeper understanding on how to maintain and improve the integrity of our environment. She is currently building a global program on sustainable consumerism in response to what she considers to be one of our most pressing global concerns
Miche Fabre Lewin
Miche is an ecological artist evolving a body of healing work that is performative, participatory and rooted in soil, food and ritual. She has performed healing food rituals and ceremonies in museums, galleries, in fields, on farms, bridges and festivals of food and art. Her work inspires a re-membering that eating is an agricultural act and invites a sensuous experience of the connections between healthy soil, healthy food, healthy bodies and a healthy planet.
Sandra is an ecopsychologist and has a background in cultural change within government, ecucation and business. Her approach is rooted in Jungian depth psychology. Ecopsychology explores the relationships between people and larger nature, and how these influence and are influenced by modern culture, economics and agricultural systems. Sandra constantly deepens her own relationship with the land and nature's bounty through growing food and walking.