[Sust-mar] Bruce Cockburn, Pat Mooney at Truro Real Food, Farming and Flowers Weekend! March 7, 8

Kathryn Anderson kathrynande at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 09:02:37 EST 2008

I wrote to the organizers and asked them to re-format the Truro event. They
have sent me this, which I hope is in a format that can be circulated. It
also includes an event Sat. night in Halifax and a seminar at NSAC on

Many thanks

Kathryn Anderson

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From: Seedy Saturday <seedy at smartsmarket.com>
Date: Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 10:09 PM
Subject: Truro Real Food, Farming and Flowers Weekend! March 7, 8
To: Kathrynande at gmail.com

 *For circulation *

*March 7 & 8, 2008, **Truro**:*  *Truro** Real Food, Farming, and Flowers
Weekend.  *At St. Andrew's United Church, 55 King St., Truro.  *Foody**Friday
* variety and discussion evening 7 - 9pm:  Come hear *Bruce Cockburn* speak
about farming in Nepal and West Africa, also *Pat Mooney,*
world-renowned agricultural
biodiversity & new technology activist.   *Seedy Saturday*, 10 am -
4pm:  displays and vendors around the theme of local food and healthy
landscapes, seed-saving workshops, and a food DVD festival featuring *Black
Gold*, *The Future of Food*, *King Corn*, and *The Real DIrt on Farmer
John*.  Urban
gardener* Marjorie Willison* and backyard hen advocate *Louise Hanavan* will
be on hand to discuss connecting to our food.  Children's activities both
dates, including concert by *The Wilderbeats*!  For information go to:
http://www.smartsmarket.com/event.html. Or call Debby or Mark at 902 896
0184 or seedy at smartsmarket.com.

*March 8, 2008**, **Halifax**:*  8 -10 pm at the Garrison Brewery 1149
Marginal Road, Halifax. The Wooden Monkey, Garrison Brewing, and USC Canada
present an evening about *Real Food and Farming* around the world.  Guests
include *Bruce Cockburn* (musician), *Susan Walsh* (USC Exec. Dir.) and *Pat
Mooney* (agricultural biodiversity & new technology activist).  *Daniel
Ledwell* (In Flight Safety) and *Heather Kelday* (abandofowls) will sing for
us.  Great GMO-free food!  For tickets call Debby or Mark at 902 896 0184 or
seedy at smartsmarket.com or go to the Wooden Monkey.

*Monday March 10, 2008, Truro:* Room C 24, Cox Building, NSAC, Bible Hill,
12 - 12:50pm.
Seminar: *The Challenges for Organic Integrity in a World of GMOs and
Nanotechnology*   Speaker: Pat Mooney, widely regarded as an authority on
agricultural biodiversity and new technology issues. For more information
contact: Ralph Martin (893-6679)

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