Understanding Biocultural Diversity & Holistic Living
Several have said, “healing the land begins with healing the people.” What does this mean and where do we begin? How do we approach climate action through an intersectional and holistic lens?
Kamea Chayne is an eco creative and writer, author, and the host of Green Dreamer Podcast, which explores our paths to holistic healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Known for her thought-provoking commentary and nuanced questioning, she's interviewed over 200 thought leaders including Native American 2020 U.S. Presidential Candidate Mark Charles, NYT-bestselling authors Dr. Chris Ryan, Rutger Bregman, and David Quammen, and more.
Bia’ni Madsa’ Juárez López
Bia’ni (Mixe/Ayuuk ja’ay and Zapotec/Binnizá) is the Cultural Survival Keepers of the Earth Fund Manager and Bazaar Program Assistant. Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, she grew up in Juchitán (Zapotec) and San José El Paraíso (Mixe). Since childhood, she has been a part of the Indigenous resistance movement in Mexico. She is a biologist who loves to work with people. She has been working doing transdisciplinary research in her own Mixe community. For her master’s thesis in Tropical Ecology at the University of Veracruz, she conducted research about the relationship between tree diversity in coffee plantations and community organizations. Bia'ni's family produces organic coffee and is working on a coffee project to improve their product and keep their shade coffee plantation thriving and the forest in which it is in.
Farmer Rishi is a small-scale farmer, land-artist, writer, and educator. Since 2010, he has been working in the field of urban gardening and farming in Los Angeles, where he has helped create and establish hundreds of urban gardens. His work centers on the healing of people and Earth as one body. Rishi is the Executive Director of Sarvodaya Institute and the Co-founder and Chief Gardening Officer of Healing Gardens Community (@healinggardens.co).
Increase your understanding of ecological regeneration and holistic healing. Learn from the Green Dreamer podcast & Farmer Rishi about our relationship with the Earth and the need to respect biocultural diversity.Check out Farmer Rishi on the Green Dreamer podcast!