January 11: Fieldwork and Organic Farming

Today, we began thinking about doing ethnographic fieldwork. This week, students will be conducting their own observations and interviews in the afternoons, so we discussed ethics and methods. Then we heard from Maria Eugenia Flores Castor, who is a long time activist now working with a collective of women farmers producing organic crops. Among other insights, she explained the historic differences between being campesino and indigena.


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