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Be The Media! Workshop with Amy Franceschini: Futurefarmers Artist Demonstration Garden

October 17, 2014 @ 8:00 am 8:00 pm EDT

Sow an ancient grains garden plot with agrarian-activist scarecrows, create a community seed exchange, and make media messages to cultivate consciousness! Let’s sow seeds. It is a magical experience. The land will need to be slightly tilled, turned. We will invite along people who are growing ancient grains to share first-hand their knowledge. Local grain experts, Howard Stoner, farmer/researcher, and Amy Halloran, writer and grain grower, will also contribute with the grain planting, grain husking, grain milling and pancake making. Also contributing will be farmer and permaculture expert, Rebekah Rice, of Nine Mile Farm. The workshop will be a brainstorming session on mapping the local network of actors who contribute to a regional food system. We will also start the beginnings of a seed library. In collaboration with iEAR Presents! and the Department of the Arts at RPI.

3361 6th Ave
Troy, 12180 United States
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