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Seeds of Time Screening, Thursday, April 7, 2016

Vassar College, Taylor 203
Hosted by: Poughkeepsie Farm Project, The Vassar Department of Biology and The Environmental Cooperative

Crop diversity pioneer Cary Fowler travels the world, educating the public about the dire consequences of our inaction, in a race against time to protect the future of our food. Along with his team at The Global Crop Diversity Trust in Rome, Cary struggles to re-invent a global food system so that it can, in his words: “last forever.” Cary aims to safeguard the last place that much of our diversity is left in tact: in the world’s vulnerable seed banks. But with little time to waste, both Fowler and the farmers embark on passionate and personal journeys that may save the one resource we cannot live without: our seeds.