[Sust-mar] Events August 5, 9, 10
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Mon Aug 3 14:04:30 EDT 2009
Future of Agriculture & The Role for
Urban Agriculture (August 5, 2009)
Lance Johnson entertains the
audience with an informative and interesting presentation on what the future
holds for agriculture. Lance will explore how the recent global recession, peak
oil and muli-national agriculture companies are changing the agriculture
landscape. He will explain how there is an unprecedented awakening of the human
spirit and food consciousness emerging around the world and the role Urban
Agriculture will play in our cities.
WHERE: The Farm Centre, 420 University
Avenue, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island
For More information
call: call Tom at the PEI Agriculture Sector Council at
Organic Street Festival (August 9,
Featured acts will be Two Hours Traffic, Meaghan Blanchard,
Teresa Doyle, Smothered In Hugs, Racoon Bandit, Boxer the Horse, The Blueprints,
The Danks, The Haunted Hearts, The Maybes, Mi’kmaq Thunder, The Count and the
Cuban Cocktail, Bryson Guptill, The Disco Rockin’ Lamas and Pat Deighan and the
Orb Weavers. Chef Michael Smith and organic farmer Raymond Loo will be doing
presentations, organic food will be sold by local vendors, and there will be
family activities as well.
WHERE: Victoria Row; Charlottetown
For More information call: www.peiorganicstreetfestival.com
Social Forum: Connected Intelligence - Social Networking and It’s Impact on
Culture (August 10, 2009)
Derrick de Kerckhove is the author of ‘The
Skin of Culture’ and ‘Connected Intelligence.’ He worked with Marshall McLuhan
for over ten years and later became Director of the McLuhan Program in Culture
and Technology at the University of Toronto. He is currently Professor in the
Faculty of Sociology at the University of Naples Federico II and Professor in
the Department of French at the University of Toronto.
Tonight Derrick will lead a discussion that
addresses the differences between the effects of television, computers and
hypermedia on corporate culture, business practices and economic
WHERE: 114 Upper Prince Street, Charlottetown
Dinner begins at 7pm
For More information call:
Phil Ferraro and Nancy Willis
Institute for Bioregional Studies Ltd.
114 Upper Prince Street, Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island Canada C1A 4S3
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