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"Where Our Food Comes From: Conserving Heritage Foods Globally, Nationally and Locally"
Gary Paul Nabhan, author, lecturer, ethnobotanist and first Director of the Center for Sustainable Environments.
Thursday, January 15, 4:00 PM, Fraser Hall 4
Gary Nabhan is founder of the Renewing America's Food Traditions initiative, and co-founder of Native Seeds/SEARCH and the Flavors without Borders food ways alliance. An ethnobotanist, essayist, seed conservationist, and farmer of heritage livestock breeds, he was recently listed by Eco-Salon among the seven most influential voices regarding food politics. Author or editor of 20 books available in 5 languages, his most recent titles include Arab/American: Landscape, Culture and Cuisine in Two Great Deserts (2008) and Cross-Pollinations: The Marriage of Science and Poetry (2004). He has been honored with a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship and the John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing. More information about Gary’s work and writings: http://www.garynabhan.com
Co-sponsored by the Fairhaven World Issues Forum, the AS Environmental Center, the Outback OELP, and the Office of Sustainability. For more information please contact John Tuxill, 650-4435.