[nafex] Justice Begins with Seeds Aug. 2nd & 3rd Seattle

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 2013 International Conference
 Featuring Dr. Vandana Shiva  
 August 2nd & 3rd, Seattle, Washington
  Seattle First Presbyterian Church, 1013 8th Avenue, Seattle WA 98104  
  Plymouth Church, United Church of Christ 1217 Sixth Avenue, Seattle WA 98101  
 Join food justice and NON-GMO food advocates for two days of plenaries, discussion groups and networking opportunities around SEEDS, SOIL, SOVEREIGNTY AND ACCOUNTABILITY. Get the tools you need to support the movement and advocate for NON GMO food!
 This annual conference is the largest gathering in the US focused on educating and creating awareness about the implications of GMO seeds. As an international platform to share, learn, and launch campaigns in support of a FREE GMO food supply, speakers from various backgrounds will examine GMO seed’s relation to health, social justice, environment, and corporate consolidation within local to global contexts.
 Conference organizer, the Biosafety Alliance, is a cross-sector, multi-level and inter-ethnic alliance of people and organizations dedicated to  
 NON GMO food.
 To register for the conference, please visit: Registration
 For more information, contact: 415.368.1891
  Justicebeginswithseeds at gmail.com
 Conference Steering Committee includes: Acequias Institute, Agra Watch, Basil, Biosafety Alliance, Center for Farm Worker Families, Community Food and Justice Coalition, Food First, IDEX, Navdanya Institute, Organic Consumers Association, South Central Farmers Cooperative, Vital Systems, Washington Biotechnology Action Council
 For the 2013 edition, we are expecting food justice and non-GMO's advocates from the US, India and Canada. We have confirmed: Vandana Shiva, Wenonah Hauter, Devon Peña, Ignacio Chapela, Ann Lopez, Jeffrey Smith, David Bacon, Phil Bereano, and Theo Ferguson, among others.

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