Happy Earth Day Everyone!!!
Nikki Silvestri is a force of nature and a force for nature. Her work in food and climate justice has brought her around the country and to the far edges of our culture. She is no ordinary activist though. She is a true thought leader as she has learned to see herself as a growing part of greater system. This opens her to an amazing degree of self-awareness and awareness of the whole. Her passion for working towards a better world is palpable in this conversation. It also becomes clear that she wants all of us to express our best selves.
You can find her at her website:
And at Silvestri Strategies:
She also has an amazing TEDx Talk about building allies in social change movements:
In this episode I play y'all a song on my new ukulele. It's by the band Cloud Cult, and I am super grateful for their music over the years and for allowing me to play this song on the podcast. The song itself is not easy to find, so I've shared it here:
I make a reference to one of my blog posts at the beginning of the episode. You can click here to find out what the deal with fractals is.
I also talk about Thich Nhat Hanh and a quote from him. Here is a blog post about that as well.
Finally, I want to give a shout out to Don at Dewtone Recordings for his help in the production of this episode.