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Free film screening of documentary film Seed: The Untold Story, followed by Q&A with Bevin Cohen of Small House Farm.
About this Event
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The Wayne State Seed Library is proud to present Seed: The Untold Story, a documentary film about the the work of several groups to preserve the genetic diversity of food crops. The film contains beautiful imagery and an urgent story about the need to protect and preserve the seeds of our food supply from encroachments by industry, habitat loss, and climate change.
Bevin Cohen will answer questions after the film. Bevin Cohen is an author, herbalist, gardener, seed saver, and educator. He’s the owner of Small House Farm and the founder of Michigan Seed Library, a community seed-sharing initiative that has worked to establish more than 70 seed library programs. Cohen offers workshops and lectures across the country on the benefits of living closer to the land through seeds, herbs, and locally grown food, and he has published numerous works on these topics, including his most recent book, Saving Our Seeds. He serves on the boards of the International Herb Association, the Slow Food Ark of Taste Seed Bank, and the advisory council for the Community Seed Network (a multinational education and networking platform). Learn more about Cohen’s work on his website, www.smallhousefarm.com.