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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

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724 S. 12th St.
Omaha, 68102 United States

January 2020

SEEDS OF TIME SCREENING

January 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St.
Omaha, 68102 United States
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In connection with Jillian Mayer: TIMESHARE, this film investigates the global pressures of feeding a growing population in a time when staple crops face new threats from disease and changing climates. Seeds of Time follows crop diversity pioneer Cary Fowler as he travels the world, from the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway to Peruvian potato farms, in a personal quest to save one of our most valuable resources: seeds.

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LUNCH + LEARN: Surviving and Thriving with Hydroponics

January 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St.
Omaha, 68102 United States
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Join us for a lunch and learn with Greg Fripp, Founder and Executive Director of Whispering Roots. Fripp will discuss the best plants for hydroponic gardening and water-based growing techniques that can aid in times of disaster. Whispering Roots, Inc. is an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to bringing healthy, fresh food; nutrition education; innovative agriculture techniques; and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) education to students and residents living in urban and rural socially and economically under-served communities. Whispering Roots uses…

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