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Soil Games workshop
Together with participants of the A-Z seminar at the Navdanya farm, we held our first workshop on Soil Games. We started out with the question: what would soil say if it could speak? Discussing this in pairs of two, people wrote down their personal slogans and attached them to their garments.
After a mapping of soil topics and game types, we drew possible connections between the two areas. In small groups, people started quickly developing ideas and sketching them out. In the end, they created about seven different concepts of soil games, ranging from a simple memory game to a very complex variation of a Soil-Monopoly, where players enjoy growing their fields in the game, learn about the consequences of capitalistic agriculture and their choices on organic or non-organic cultivation.