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Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative - Farm Tour and Lunch

The mission of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative (MFSI) is to secure food sovereignty by seeding, growing, and harvesting Meskwaki indigenous knowledge and life-ways. Join MFSI staff and volunteers on tours of the Red Earth Gardens, Meskwaki Elder Garden, Meskwaki Settlement School Garden to learn about community-based education and outreach around food system control and development of sustainable local farms and farmers. Bus space is limited; please RSVP to grahamj[at]grinnell[dot]edu by Monday, September 28.

Women and the Regenerative Agriculture of the Future

Women and the Regenerative Agriculture of the Future
Denise O’Brien, farmer and community organizer, Atlantic, IA
Tuesday, September 15, Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, Room 101

4 p.m. – Panel Discussion – Wisdom of the Elders: Mentoring Beginning Farmers
Additional panelists: Carmen Black, Ash Bruxvoort, Susan Jutz

7:30 p.m. – Public Talk – A Long Time Farm Activist Looks to the Future