Food Politics/ Bio justice week

Sponsored by Earth House, Wesleyan BioJustice and the Adelphic Education Fund.

Sunday April 22nd

Concert at Earth House (159 High St)
Time: 8pm

  • Anni Rossi
  • Ora Cogan
  • Chris White
  • Laura Goldhammer

Suggested donation $2-5 to pay the performers and benefit Amazing Grace Food Pantry

Monday, April 23rd

Screening on Inconvenient Truth
Time: 8pm
Venue: PAC 001
Discussion to follow with Marjorie Shansky of climateproject.org. FREE. See it for the first time or the fifth.

Tuesday April 24th

Veg-Out
Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: Earth House
Bring plate, utensil and $4. An all-local and vegan meal open to everyone. At 7:00pm, there will be a speaker from City Seeds

Wednesday, April 25th

Edible plants walk with Professor Michael Singer
Time: 4:15pm
Venue: Earth House
Come see the edible plants that are growing around us.

Time: 8pm
Venue: PAC002
Brian Tokar, director of the Biotechnology Project at the Institute for Social Ecology will speak about a wide variety of BioJustice related topics, including Monsanto’s role in global food production, the dangers of BioTechnology, and his work as an ecologist

Thursday, April 26th

Time: 4:15
Venue: Earth House. Come see senior theses presentation dealing with food issues. Featuring Anna Urban, Allison Burson and Sally Smyth. Refreshments provided

Time: 8:00pm
Venue: CFA Cinema— Anna Lappe, Bestselling author and co-founder of the Small Planet Institute, will talk about food politics and social change

Friday, April 27th

The Global Farmer’s Speaking Tour
Time: 4:15pm
Venue: Shanklin 107
The Global Farmer’s Speaking Tour, which includes farmers from diverse regions of the world to talk about their experiences struggling to maintain their traditional lives as farmers. Farmers around the world are resisting pressure from American agricultural companies.

Saturday, April 28th

Workday at the Farm
Time: 12-3pm
Venue: Long Lane

Parsnips!
Time: 3-6pm
Venue: Earth House
25 Ways to make Parsnips in the Earth House kitchen. Learn how to make a variety of dishes with one ingredient.

Sunday, April 29th

The Rising Tide Roadshow
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Science Center, Musical Performances in Westco Café in the evening
The Rising Tide Roadshow, which explores Global Warming and its connections to other issues of social significance, such as food sovereignty, gender, the prison industrial complex, and Biotechnology through a series of workshops, performances, a folk-punk musical, and a tour of their bio-fuel bus. In addition, workshops will be given by Long Lane Farm and Earth House.

Earth House will be leading a workshop on bread baking. If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP to Anna, araithel@wesleyan.edu

3 thoughts on “Food Politics/ Bio justice week

  1. Anonymous

    2 notes:- the edible plants walk on Wednesday will begin at 4:15 pm, not 8 pm- the parsnips event at Earth House on Friday is from 3-6; the workday atLong Lane is from 12-3

  2. Anonymous

    2 notes:- the edible plants walk on Wednesday will begin at 4:15 pm, not 8 pm- the parsnips event at Earth House on Friday is from 3-6; the workday atLong Lane is from 12-3

  3. Anonymous

    2 notes:
    – the edible plants walk on Wednesday will begin at 4:15 pm, not 8 pm
    – the parsnips event at Earth House on Friday is from 3-6; the workday at
    Long Lane is from 12-3

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