Scott Hagen will discuss aspects of climate change, relating them to Midwestern agriculture and the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico.
Center for Prairie Studies
The mission of Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative (MFSI) is to secure food sovereignty by seeding, growing, and harvesting Meskwaki indigenous knowledge and life-ways.
Hydro-science and Engineering Expert Hagen to Speak on Climate Change, Midwestern Agriculture, and the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico
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.
New and experienced farmers discuss the past and future of the field.
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
Take a closer look at the beauty of the prairie and the unintended consequences of development.
Play explores Emerson and Thoreau’s friendship and love of the natural world.
Grinnell College will host three outdoor performances of “Nature — A Walking Play” about Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau from Sept. 11-13 at the Conard Environmental Research Area (CERA).
TigerLion Arts will present the mythic telling of Emerson and Thoreau’s mutual love affair with the natural world. Grounded in the story of their friendship, the production offers a perspective on their lives that is strikingly relevant, richly complex, and yet utterly simple.