Seed as Idea: Virtual Event with Jack Kloppenburg

Seed as Idea

Seed as Idea: a seed library (with Amaranth seeds from the Mesoamerican
Permaculture Institute), developed by Aeron Bergman, Alejandra Salinas
and Margaret Keller, available at KNOW/HOW books + print.

Join us for our virtual programmed event, a talk with the artists and Jack Kloppenburg - on Zoom, February 13th at 1:30 pm CST.




Jack Kloppenburg

Jack Kloppenburg focuses on social studies of science and technology and on environmental sociology. He explores the means by which those who “own” biological diversity in developing countries can claim ownership and maintain genetic “property rights” and systems of reward for the production, reproduction and maintenance of biological diversity. He specifically focuses on the problems of establishing rights to genetic information on behalf of peasant communities and indigenous peoples. In addition, he is undertaking a study to address the distinctions between “local/indigenous” and “scientific” knowledge production.


More talks and workshops coming soon, including a talk with A Red Circle's Erica Williams on 2/17.

Aeron Bergman, Alejandra Salinas, and Margaret Keller: 

To download a booklet about the project go here:

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