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September 5, 2017

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Since the beginning of our human timeline we have sustained ourselves by foraging.

The earth’s oldest human group, the Bushman, innovated the science between nutrition and nature. Culturally they are divided into the hunter gatherer San people and the pastoral Khoi. The Khoisan’s have lived as foragers in semi-desert climate for over 75,000 years in southern Africa before their southward Bantu expansion 

We must identify those who have preserved this foraging connection in the Western world. One must say the name of Harriet Tubman. Harriet's groundbreaking vision attaches us to the evolution of nutrition, agriculture, and ecology.

Harriet was born Araminta Ross of pure African ancestry in 1819 or 1820, in Dorchester County, Maryland. Harriet became a forager, farmer, nurse, spy and a cook. She learned these trades from her Grandmother Modesty, who was full of much wisdom. Her mother, Harriet "Rit" Ross, a "big house" cook. And her f...

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