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September 2014

Make Every Bite Count

September 10 * 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This moderated discussion serves as the kick-off of a semester-long series on the challenges and realities of feeding the world. Panelists will provide insights into the importance of biodiversity and sustainable land and water use to adaptation, resilience, and economic viability. If every dollar we spend is a vote for the world we want, how can we make every bite count? This event is sponsored by the WFU Office of Sustainability and free and open to the public.  For more information,…

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October 2014

GMO OMG: Documentary film and discussion

October 7 * 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

“GMO OMG director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice? And perhaps the ultimate question, which Seifert tests himself: is it even possible to reject the food system currently in place, or have we lost something we can’t gain back? These and other questions take Seifert on a journey from his family’s table to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and the lobby of agra-giant…

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November 2014

Vandana Shiva – Challenges & Realities of Feeding the World

November 4 * 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A lecture event with Dr. Vandana Shiva, whose work spans teaching at universities worldwide to working with peasants in rural India. Time Magazine identified Dr. Shiva as an environmental ‘hero’ in 2003. In November 2010, Forbes Magazine identified Dr. Shiva as one of the Seven Most Powerful Women on the Globe. In 1982, she founded an independent institute – the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology in Dehra Dun – dedicated to high quality and independent research to address…

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