Ex­pert to dis­cuss cli­mate change, bio­di­ver­sity

The News-Times - - NEIGHBORS -

Van­dana Shiva, one of the world’s lead­ing ad­vo­cates for a poi­son-free fu­ture and In­dia’s most prom­i­nent spokesper­son for bio­di­ver­sity and cli­mate change is­sues, is vis­it­ing a lo­cal farm this week.

Shiva will be at The Hick­o­ries from 10 a.m. to noon on Tues­day. North­east Or­ganic Farm­ing As­so­ci­a­tion of Con­necti­cut is host­ing the event.

The visit is part of Shiva’s North­east Earth Jour­ney, a se­ries of pre­sen­ta­tions fo­cused on the in­ter­re­lated is­sues of food sys­tem tox­ins, bio­di­ver­sity, rights of farm­ers and cli­mate change.

Con­tact [email protected]­nofa.org to re­serve a spot.

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