Food for Thought: The People Who Feed Us

Start: 14 Apr 2018 | 09:30 - 10:30
Category: / Venue: Joglo. Festival Hub @Taman Kuliner (Google Maps)
Cost: Free

Is the farm-to-table trend improving farmer livelihoods? Or is it merely a marketing tool obscuring the issues we often assume it addresses? Why do smallholder farmers remain some of the poorest people in Indonesia? Farmers from around Bali will share stories of their daily struggles to produce what’s on your plate.

Apakah tren farm-to-table menaikkan taraf hidup para petani? Atau itu hanya alat marketing yang mengaburkan isu-isu yang selama ini kita kira telah dibahas? Mengapa petani dengan ladang yang kecil adalah bagian dari masyarakat miskin di Indonesia? Petani-petani dari Bali akan membagikan cerita perjuangan mereka untuk menghasilkan bahan makanan yang biasanya Anda nikmati.

Featuring

I Made Chakra – Tri Hita Karana Bali

I Made Chakra was born into a rice farming family near Ubud in 1973, when the so-called ‘Green Revolution’ introduced chemical farming. When Made was growing up money for food …


Kadek Suardika – Proud Balinese Farmer

Kadek Suardika has been growing his own food, not only for his family but his whole village, since 2004. His inspiring work at his Ancut Garden made him leader of …


Tri Sutrisna – Wanaprasta Manager

Tri Sutrisna operates one of Indonesia’s leading farm-to-food development companies, Wanaprasta, named as a salute to the ‘return to nature’ Sanskrit ethos deeply rooted in Balinese culture. In his role …


Thor Yumna – TaniHub

Thor Yumna had a keen interest in technology for social impact from an early age. At 19, she was Indonesia’s youngest venture capital analyst. Thor now leads the Marketing Division …


Silvina Miguel – An Evolving Permaculturist

After more than two decades working for Argentinian media outlets as a producer, writer and director, Silvina Miguel moved to Bali in 2015, where she discovered permaculture, which changed her …


Jon Leonard – Wanaprasta Founder

A leading advocate of ‘earth love’ farming practice in Southeast Asia, Jon Leonard has been involved with developing agricultural projects in Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and India. He …