Wednesday, March 13, 2013

AMEN ANKH URBAN FARM

Amen Ankh Urban Farm 






Company Overview Owned by our Urban Farmer Youth, Managed by Queenma Nuta Adenike AmenRa Moses; Executive Director- We grow, prepare and sell local healthy Indigenous Foods in environmentally, respectful, earth gentle ways to restore balance in our relationship with the cosmos, earth, and our communities and by increasing awareness of nourishment, environment and health. By honoring the traditional teachings of our Indigenous relatives we restore respect for the blessings of food, soil, water, and air that we must have to ensure a healthy life for our seeds (the next generation.) Amen Par Ankh Farms is an urban agricultural enterprise with the goal of achieving environmental justice and sustainability by “improving neighborhood access to healthy food.

Urban Farming-- "The first step to free ourselves is to feed ourselves!!!" Production, Promotion, and Perpetuation- Teach a Girl- Heal a Nation!

We are establishing a food buyers and Food Growers coop, to work with local Urban Growers and people who want to buy fresh organic locally grown produce to support the families east of Prospect in the 64128 Zip code area. They are offering free deliveries for $30 Fresh Food Boxes and Fruit Baskets in our food buyers club. A food box is great for Meetings and family get-togethers! 


*Amen Ankh Farms is an urban agricultural enterprise with the goal of achieving environmental justice and sustainability by “improving neighborhood access to healthy food.
*Amen Ankh means "sacred life" - providing a Health and Wellness Ministry, working with EMWOT for a Farm-a- See/ Grow Food not Lawn Initiative.
1.We provide a Home Lawn and Garden Service with a twist.
2.We not only offer free estimates for your lawn care, We also can prepare a health and wellness assessment, where we will create a healing garden of vegetables and Herbs to help with your particular comfort or ailment.
3.We also share a Home blessing and spring cleaning service, to align your home environment with the unique Colors, Flowers, and atmosphere for your optimal access to abundance.
4.We cultivate a relationship of mentors and friendships, between Elders and At-Risk Youth, to support our urban neighborhoods. We will also work with court ordered community service.

Contact Us! Let EMWOT teach you how to become an Urban Farmer! 816-839-7945 

Ron Finley has stated: "We are killing more people from Drive-thrus than by Drive-bys."
*Amen Ankh (Sacred Life) urban farm is nestled in the heart of an east side neighborhood in midtown Kansas City to provide local access to healthy foods. 

  • Adenike "Nuta" AmenRa is a Natchez Native American. She lives her life as a KMT Minister, boldly gleaning the wild herbs and peach trees in their vacant lot, on an Urban Landscape, of the Midwest- Heart of America- Kansas City, Missouri. The Soil is cultivated using Straw and Strictly Natural Organic Compost of a Vermiculture of worms, spent coffee grounds, leaves, grass cuttings and sometimes even community contributions of barbershop hair, families or restaurant kitchen scraps, lawn care clippings from all over the metro Kansas City urban landscape! 
  • The Amen Ankh (Sacred Life) Ministries offers is a variety of products, like Green Tomato Cha Chow, peach and Apple Butters, Beverages and baked goods that are a delight to enjoy. You can order a Green protein smoothie with a nip of Lentil or Alfalfa sprouts, Wild Garden Stews, or a nice hot cup of Herbal tea to knock off the morning chill. We make a spring cleaning and strengthening Plantain Green pot, using Fresh Scallions, and Peppers. We also provide services- like Home made soaps and cosmetics, Green Lawncare, Green Cleaning, Tailoring, Repair, Personal Care, Hair Washing and Twisting and workshops and classes. 
  • Amen Ankh Akademy is a Home School Green STEAM (science technology engineering Industrial Arts and Mathematics) - Substitute Teaching, Meditation and Breathing, African Storytelling - and Afrikan Centered Resources, Crafts, Puzzles, Coloring Books, Games  
*Amen Ankh Ministries is a Health and Wellness initiative, to abolish Food Deserts by returning neighborhoods to Victory Gardens and local access to healthy non-GMO Fresh Fruits and Vegetables,and to foster initiatives for Healthy living, and prosperity. We are a part of the Amen Gnome movement*
The first step to free ourselves is to feed ourselves!!! Production, Promotion, and Perpetuation-
*Our Young Woman's initiative: You G.R.O.W.W. Girl- Teach a Girl- Heal a Nation! G.R.O.W.W. stands for Gaining Resilience Opportunity Wellness and Wealth as an outreach to teach Homesteading, fiscal fitness, and home Economic crafts to young women. Our Girls are sacred temples. We carry within us the Ankh of life and family. 
*Amen Ankh Farm grows affordable produce for the local communities and promotes the development of healthy-eating attitudes and behaviors through our "Farm-A-See" Project. The farm also aims at increasing Kansas City students’ nutritional knowledge and awareness of food systems and environmental sustainability through hands-on educational programs. By localizing consumption and following environmentally sustainable farming practices,
*Amen Ankh's outreach includes local residents in the adjacent five neighborhoods, as well as Social Organizations, Religious and educational institutes, restaurants and businesses.
*We are a Health and Wellness Gnome society of Indigenous American families, Using Local indigenous Herbs, Fruits and plant life (Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash) and cruciferous vegetables, Cabbage, Kale, Arugula and Chard With Wheat Grass and other Sprouts, Herbs: Basil, Sage, Chives, Rosemary, Parsley, Peppers and other nutritional drink supplements - producing Baked Goods, cosmetics, liniments etc. Healing and Sovereignty: Through the inspiration of Kujichagulia (Self-determination) All aboriginal people of Afrikan decent must bridge the chasm of the destruction caused by global MAAFA (The destruction of Indigo Civilizations).
*Company Overview
Owned by our Urban Farmer Youth, Managed by Adenike AmenRa Executive Director- We grow, prepare and sell local healthy Indigenous Foods in environmentally, respectful, earth gentle ways to restore balance in our relationship with the cosmos, earth and our communities and by increasing awareness of nourishment, environment and health. By honoring the traditional teachings of our Indigenous relatives we restore respect for the blessings of food, soil, water, and air that we must have to ensure a healthy life for our seeds (the next generation.)
*Amen Ankh Farm aspires to protect the environment and to improve the watershed and ecosystem.
*The Mission of Amen Ankh Urban Farm is:
to establish Ausar's Mandate: Global production, promotion, and perpetuation of food resources and comfort -
to grow prepare and sell local healthy Indigenous Foods in environmentally, respected, earth gentle ways
to restore balance in our relationship with the cosmos, earth and our communities and by increasing awareness of nourishment, environment and health. By honoring the traditional teachings of our Indigenous relatives we restore respect for the blessings of food, soil, water, and air that we must have
To Live our lives as indigenous Sovereigns on Earth
To ensure a healthy life for our seeds (the next generation.)
To live in a sustainable Ecosystem with the planet.

To educate our own children to be leaders in/for an ecologically responsible and sustainable way of life.
*"Our bodies are the temple of our soul, mind & spirit. Like any “spacesuit” we must care and maintain this body for our existence on the planet."

Know Thyself!
Live on Purpose!
As Above, So below…
As within, So Without!
Nuk Puk Nuk!

Food Not Lawns! (Photo From Joanna Grace Pepper Farmer)












 

Food is Life! Food is connected to our very core of survival We must instill in our children, the values of raising our lives from survival to philanthropy. Amen Ankh Urban Farm is a core connection to Amen Ankh Akademy. We are building a homeschool cooperative network between families teach and practice STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Industrial Arts, Mathematics) Education into a PreK-8th Grade Initiative. 



Amen Ankh Akademy's mission: to prepare our youth for the global world, to pursue leadership, invention, production and enterprise, yet to also be committed to their own local wealth creating community and economic development.
Long Description

AMEN ANKH AKADEMY of Cultural Arts and STEAM is a Digital Underground Homeschooling Cooperative to TEACH OUR YOUTH! Amen Ankh Akademy is a global virtual stream of consciousness! Amen Ankh means sacred life- We venerate all living things from creation! We are a Homeschool cooperative bridging the gap against the School to Prison Pipeline. We teach STEAM (Science Technology Engineering  Industrial Arts Mathematics) through a virtual home school network and Afrikan Conscious Education Curriculum that will ready our children Pre-K-8 Accelerated course of study; for the next level-

Our curriculum and daily class schedule includes:
Relaxation Meditation, Positive affirmations
Positive Healthy Natural living, Critical Thinking

English, grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Science; Biology, Chemistry Applied Agriculture, Engineering
Accelerated Mathematics Calculus, Geometry
Foreign Language selections of:
Wolof, French, Swahili, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese

Music: Voice, Instrumental
Martial Arts: Boxing, Capoeira, Tai Chi, Kemetic Yoga
Food Science
Fine Arts and Industrial Design
Environmental Conservancy
Afrikan Our-Story
Entrepreneurial Production and Manufacturing
Agriculture, Biology etc,
and hands-on vocational experiences with Mentors, customized for each students gift, and destiny IEPs. We also have after-school objectives with Youth Going Green and You G.R.O.W.W. Girls.
"Seeking the Wisdom: of the Ancestors to Nurture our Seeds to Build a New Future"
Amen Ankh Academy of Cultural Arts and Sciences is an online homeschooling curriculum with a network of artisan vocational guilds built around agriculture. We teach an accelerated learning curriculum based on each students IEP. Each student will learn 5 languages before the 8th grade.
We continue to engage our families and communities with the knowledge and understanding of Afrikan self-awareness and awakening! Feel Free to post your Afrikan Centered Knowledge- A great virtual resource for home scholars are using this stream. Our Youth are watching everything we do.
Giri So (Word at Face Value), Benne So (Word to the Side), Bolo So (Word From Behind), So Dayi (The Clear Word), Aduno So (The Astonishing Word.)
“Knowledge of self is the key to healing and freeing ourselves from global Maafa.”
We model ACECC which was a Contract School operated in cooperation with what was known as the Kansas City, Missouri School District, until 2011. It was managed by the Afrikan Centered Education Taskforce Incorporated (ACETI)
The Afrikan Centered Education Collegium Campus was composed of three buildings serving scholars K-12, located on a 40.2 acre campus, west of Swope Parkway between 63rd Street and Meyer Blvd. ACECC disseminated the knowledge of the best of global Afrikan achievements, often written out of history, to prepare our youth for the global world, to pursue leadership, invention, production, and enterprise, yet to also be committed to their own local wealth creating community and economic development.

















We wish to encourage Family nights where families sit down together again around the family dinner table to share a home cooked meal. Share food fellowship and fun without the television, games, cell phones and computer... *Fresh Foods build your immunity with antioxidants. Remember sick and shut-ins with a gift bag or gift box of Fresh Fruit and Veggies Also Great for juicing too! Call us to receive your selections. (816) 839-7945 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_antioxidants_in_food





 Amen Par Ankh (Sacred House of Life) and Amen Ankh Urban Farm; is a local Urban Farm nestled around a Spiritual Center in the heart of midtown Kansas City, Missouri. Contact Us and become a member as We Celebrate the Cycles of Life! Email: amen.parankh@gmail.com  ,  or amen.ankh@live.com Call and Text: 816-839-7945 sign-up for courses and support: http://www.gofundme.com/amen-urban-farm , information: http://emwot.ws/Amen_ParAnkh , http://amen-parankh.blogspot.com/ , Look for us on FaceBook & Twitter



We celebrate the Cycles of Life, Wellness and Balance in our everyday existence on earth. We assist in Wellness for Physical Fitness, Mental Health, and Spiritual Attunement - to realize the fullest capacities of life, health, prosperity, and strength. We provide Whole Life Coaching, Energy work, A Par Ankh Reading Room, Org-Ankh Electric food Boxes, an Herbal Tea House and Juice bar, Outdoor Experiences, classes such as Cultural Head Wrapping, Natural Hair Braiding, beading and Lox twisting, ASCAC (The Association for the Study of Classical African Civilization), Art Healing Mandalas, Jewelry Making, Gentle Yoga, Canning and preserving food, Health and Wellness Study Courses, Gifts, Accessories, Cultural Ceremonies, Workshops and special events. Amen Par Ankh means sacred House of Life. We acknowledge creation. We provide a space for your own personal discovery with quiet reflection and time for internal work, as well as an active space for expressions of our original ways of life. Ceremony, Counseling, Coaching, Cleansings, & Classes Amen Ankh Urban Farm is an urban agricultural enterprise with the goal of achieving environmental justice and sustainability by Healthy local food production and improving local neighborhood access to healthy Foods. We run Aquaponic Systems of farm-raised fish, Herbs and microgreens. We sell Org-Ankh Electric Food Boxes! We also provide Farm-a-See tours of successful Local Farmers. We grow selected local indigenous Herbs, Fruits, Vegetable and plant life of the Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash and cruciferous vegetables: Cabbage, and Kale, With Wheat Grass and other Sprouts, Herbs: Basil, Sage, Chives, Rosemary, Parsley, Peppers and Moringa nutritional drink supplements, -From our foods we produce Baked Goods, cosmetics, & liniments to provide Healing and Sovereignty: Through the inspiration of Kujichagulia (Self determination) All Original people. Dua (Th-ankh you!) ♥.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Indigo American Growers in Urban Agriculture

Indigo American Growers in Urban Agriculture in Kansas City, MO. 

Amen Ankh Urban Farm is an economic development Cooperative Organization, with three tenets of the organization’s Eco “Nome” -ic philosophy-
 1. Local Urban Agriculture to access the freshest and healthiest foods, and to reduce fossil fuel transportation and long term storage that reduces the nutritional quality.
2. At-Risk youth -entrepreneurial and Green skilled vocational training for vital health and wellness of Mind and Body and cultural community accountability 
3. Reduce, Reuse Recycling initiatives in composting and habitat and ecosystem recovery. 

We provide technical Support (Tilling, Weeding, Health Consultations, Soil Testing) for Health conscious, Gardeners, Seniors, and New Urban farmers. We also provide "Farm-A-See" Health and Wellness landscaping and advocate and support an Aquaponic center nestled in a community school green house. We have outreach programs and curriculum for holistic health and wellness centered around STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics in an urban farm environment.



Plantain


Sage Hedge
 AMEN PAR ANKH (Sacred House of Life), and Amen Ankh Urban Farms began business in 2011. We are available for Meetings, Counseling sessions, Classes, Spiritual healing.  Sign up for classes through the link below -for Private Consultations, Jewelry Making, Mandala Art, Aromatherapy, Gift basket crafts, Food Boxes, Afrikan Weddings and Ascension ceremonies, Seasonal Events, Workshops and family sessions and retreats.

Inspired by the 2008 documentary film "Unnatural Causes," which shared many of the tenets that we agree, still need to be rectified in the urban community. "So many are getting sick and dying prematurely from "Unnatural Causes."




“Access to proven health protective resources like clean air, healthy food, and recreational space, as well as opportunities for high quality education, living wage employment, and decent housing, is highly dependent on the neighborhood in which one lives. These inequities cluster and accumulate over people’s lives and over time successfully conspire to diminish the ultimate quality and length of life in these neighborhoods…”

*Homicide is the 6th leading cause of death. Before that is Heart Attack, High blood pressure, Diabetes, and Cancers and stroke, that can be reduced or eliminated by what we choose to put into our mouths and how we detox what we are exposed to in our environment.

*We need to address and relieve the correlation between Food and stress.

*We need to alleviate and expose the target marketing and institutionalization of additive consumerism found in toxic fast food – drive through restaurants, saturated alcohol marketing, highly processed and GMOs (Genetically Modified Objects)

*We need to obtain relief from codependency to prescription and illegal drug addiction

*We need to re-mediate the Unsafe, polluted, and hazardous waste environments.

Solutions:

*Limit number and density of fast food restaurants, especially in low-income areas.
*Increase healthy food availability:
Retain and attract Farmers markets and locally Grown Food stores and restaurants through tax write-offs and other incentives.
*Streamline permitting, zoning variances and local government support for Urban Farming.
*Strengthen alternative sources of fresh produce such as farmers’ markets, community and school based produce stands.
*Enforce regulations to limit nuisance activity (litter, prostitution, drug dealing) in and around stores and market places.
*Limit the hours of operation and restrict the sale of cheap, fortified alcohol products
*Establish and enforce regulations to restrict the number of liquor stores in census tracts with an over-concentration of off -sale premises.

What Makes Communities Healthy?

*Clean air, water, access to healthy foods,
*Elements of economic, social, and physical environments, represented by the people within the community
*Having 
Community services, Recreation and other social supports, 
*Cultural Autonomy and Respect
*Having access entrepreneurial support and green jobs,
*Home ownership, affordable housing
*Belonging, Safety, trust,
*Safe places to walk and play,
*Good relationships with civic servants who are free of racism, class-ism, and sexism



Amen Par Ankh is a Spiritual Center with the Amen Ankh Urban Farm. In the heart of the Kansas City Urban neighborhoods- for the healing of the neighborhoods.  We invite you to enjoy, our network of natural and holistic practitioners, Natural Hair services, Jewelry Talismans, Healing Henna designs, Tattoos, Yoga, Meditation, Counseling, Meetings and other healing classes and workshops! We are available for lectures, workshops and classes. For more information, please contact:
A. Nuta Amen-Ra

Amen Par Ankh (Sacred House of Life) 
amen.parankh@gmail.com 

Amen Ankh Urban Farms 
amen.ankh@live.com

Call: 816-839-745

3645 Bales Ave. Farm Lot

Kansas City, Mo. 64128


   
Amen Par Ankh (Sacred House of Life) and Amen Ankh Urban Farm; is a local Urban Farm nestled around a Spiritual Center in the heart of midtown Kansas City, Missouri. Contact Us and become a member as We Celebrate the Cycles of Life!Email: amen.parankh@gmail.com , amen.ankh@live.com Call: 816-839-7945 sign-up for courses and support and information: http://emwot.ws/Amen_ParAnkh , http://amen-parankh.blogspot.com , Look for us on FaceBook & Twitter. We celebrate the Cycles of Life, Wellness and Balance in our everyday existence on earth. We assist in Wellness for Physical Fitness, Mental Health, and Spiritual Attainment - to realize the fullest capacities of life, health, prosperity and strength. We provide Whole Life Coaching, Energy work, A Par Ankh Reading Room, Org-Ankh Electric food Boxes, an Herbal Tea House & Juice bar, Outdoor Experiences, classes such as Cultural Head-wrapping, Natural Hair Braiding, beading and Lox twisting, ASCAC (The Association for the Study of Classical African Civilization), Art Healing Mandalas, Jewelry Making, Gentle Yoga, Canning and preserving food, Health and Wellness Study Courses, Gifts, Accessories, Cultural Ceremonies, Workshops and special events. Amen Par Ankh means sacred House of Life. We acknowledge creation. We provide a space for your own personal discovery with quiet reflection and time for internal work, as well as an active space for expressions of our original ways of life. Ceremony, Counseling, Coaching, Cleansings, & Classes Amen Ankh Urban Farm is an urban agricultural enterprise with the goal of achieving environmental justice and sustainability by Healthy local food production and improving local neighborhood access to healthy Foods. We run Aquaponic Systems of farm raised fish, Herbs and micro-greens. We sell Org-Ankh Electric Food Boxes! We also provide Farm-a-See tours of successful Local Farmers. We grow selected local indigenous Herbs, Fruits, Vegetable and plant life of the Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash and cruciferous vegetables: Cabbage, and Kale, With Wheat Grass and other Sprouts, Herbs: Basil, Sage, Chives, Rosemary, Parsley, Peppers and Moringa nutritional drink supplements, -From our foods we produce Baked Goods, cosmetics, & liniments to provide Healing and Sovereignty: Through the inspiration of Kujichagulia (Self determination) All Original people. Dua (Th-ankh you!) ♥.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

FOOD FIGHT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mu8QthlZ6hY&feature=youtu.be  

FOOD FIGHT!

The war between junk and food
A very creative film along the theme of "The Matrix" where "agents" (commercial market advertisers) try to target and invade a child, while walking down the street to a convenience store, to consume processed GMO junk. He is saved by a vegetarian- Neo character, who guides the young man to the "real world" of fresh fruits and vegetable health. An enjoyable children's film.

This film makes me think about how much junk there really is, and the many ways that it finds itself in our children and even ourselves. This junk has so often taken the place of good health. There is nothing in a typical grocery store worth consuming. even good seeds are hard to find. The nightmare is to recognize that many of us are obese in appearance but are really starving for real nutrition.