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Jasmine works with farmers, growers, researchers and policy makers to create more sustainable ways of producing food and enhancing above and below ground biodiversity. She is currently undertaking this work at the Countryside and Community Research Institute, and was previously on the Innovative Farmers Programme (Soil Association). She has a PhD in bulk and molecular soil organic carbon dynamics across rainforest-savannah boundaries in the Amazon, Guyana. She has also lived in Japan working on an organic farming social project for the largest organic cotton company in the country, as well as with natural agriculture cooperatives and farms throughout Japan and in Japanese gardening. Jasmine is interested in how different cultures use and understand soil across the world. She is passionate about spreading the importance of soil health through theatrical storytelling, interactive workshops, writing and illustration. She has recently won a 3-month Fellowship on 'Empowering alternative food networks – toward multiplying socio-ecological production landscapes' with the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) in Kyoto, Japan.
Jasmine Black’s recent activities
A number of CCRI researchers are authors of a chapter in a new book entitled ‘Researching People and the Sea: Methodologies and Traditions’.
Congratulations to our colleagues who have recently passed their APM Project Management Fundamentals qualification.
The latest edition of the journal ‘Eurochoices’ is a Special Issue that focusses on the EU Horizon 2020 project ‘SURE-Farm’ (Towards SUstainable and REsilient EU FARMing systems).
The summer period has been a successful time for CCRI researchers with five papers having been published or accepted for publication.
In the latest Covid-19 and sustainable food systems blog, CCRI researcher Jasmine Black discusses the resilience of CSA and veg box schemes.
The “Changing Treescapes” (TREESCAPES) project, funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council launches on 1st February 2020. Find out more about this exciting new project which is being led by Julie Urquhart.