Seed: The Untold Story

Event Dates: 
03/08/17

As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds.

 

Wednesday, March 8, 7pm
 
Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
 
Following the film, join a discussion led by John Peck, Family Farm Defenders, and Jack Kloppenburg, Professor Emiritus, Community and Environmental Sociology, UW-Madison.

Before the film, at 6pm, there will be a seed exchange by Madison Traffic Garden. 
 
Free & open to the public
 
Social Cinema is organized by the UW-Madison Havens Center in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee. For more information, contact Patrick Barrett at barrett@wisc.edu or 608-262-0854.