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Sustainability Film Series: Issues and Dialogue
3rd Thursdays each month, January - May 2020
View the film online on your own and join the Zoom discussion.
Seed: The Untold Story (94 min.)
Online Viewing Link: https://vimeo.com/206488804
PW: S33dStuffz67 (access until May 1st)
For 12,000 years, humans have been cultivating seeds and building empires. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have been lost. As many irreplaceable seeds are nearing extinction, high-tech industrial seed companies control the majority of the world’s remaining seeds. It is a wonder of photography, animation, and sound. Clearly defines the mission of seedsavers—maintaining agricultural diversity for future generations.
Online Facilitated Discussion: 8-9 pm, Thursday, April 16th
with Abbey Palmer, MSU Extension Educator, MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center
Join via Zoom: https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/578631296
Join by phone: 312 626 6799 ID: 578 631 296
Educational Discussion Guide: https://www.seedthemovie.com/guide
The film series is cosponsored by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center, Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Keweenaw Land Trust, Michigan Tech Department of Social Sciences, and Michigan Tech Sustainable Futures Institute. (Additional co-sponsors are welcome!)
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