The Seed Festival, Feb 19-21, Bombay

by Chandni on Feb 10, 2012      Category: Others Tags: npsbm

The brochure: http://www.gmfreein.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/Seed-Festival-BROCHURE.pdf

The poster: http://www.gmfreein.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/Seed-Festival-POSTER.pdf
 

From: Tejal V. <tejal.roots@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 8:52 PM
Subject: WELCOME TO SEED FESTIVAL ( Feb 19-21 2012, Mumbai)
To: 

Welcome to the SEED FESTIVAL

'Celebrate the rich diversity of our seeds and bio-cultural heritage’



Visit Seed Diversity Exhibition, Interact with Seed Savers, Enjoy the Bastar Tribal Dance, Song & Music, Books, Films, Talks, Discussions and much more 

from February 19 to 21, 2012 (9 am to 7 pm),
at Janata Kendra, near Mumbai Central Station (W), Tulsiwadi, Tardeo (main venue for all 3 days)


> Parallel events at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS); Indian Institute of Technology (IIT); Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS)

> The Horn Maria Tribal Dance performance at different places across Mumbai



The Seed Festival - first of its kind in Mumbai - brings together groups from seven states across India, working for conservation and promotion of seed diversity. It celebrates our collective bio-cultural heritage – evolved, preserved and shared by the indigenous people and farming communities of India. It also creates public awareness & policy support to conserve the seed diversity which is under major threat. This affects, all so do join & support!



To know more, check attached brochure & poster.
View the event schedule & other details at
www.gmfreein.org/sf-mum  &  www.facebook.com/events/359748717383521/



Please visit with friends n family, participate and pass on this invitation (and attached brochure, poster) to others who may be interested, including any media contacts that you may have.

 

Do let us know, if you wish to help with any of the following;
- volunteer your assistance and the date/s and time you can be present. A volunteer meet is scheduled on Sun 12th Feb 2012 at 2.30 PM at Janta Kendra near Mumbai Central Station (west), Tulsiwadi, Tardeo
- provide any financial contribution to help meet the costs of organising events for the festival
- help publicise the festival amongst your residence colonies/ work place/ school/ colleges/ shops/ any other community spaces by display & distribution of the printed Posters, Brochures & Flyers
- organise the tribal dance performance at your/known event happening during the festival dates
 



Join the Celebration ! Looking forward to see you !



With warm wishes,



Jacob Nellithanam (Richharia Campaign): farmersrights@gmail.com, Ph:09425560950

Tejal V. (Nurturing Grounds): tejal.roots@gmail.com  Ph: 9833707598

Bharat Mansata (Earthcare Books):  bharatmansata@yahoo.com  Ph: 9967371183

Geeta Jhamb (GM-Free Maharashtra): geet@earthling.net  Ph: 8976275028

Neesha (MOFCA - Mumbai Organic Farmers and Consumers Association): neesha.chris@gmail.com

Ruth (GM-Free Maharashtra): ruthsequeira@gmail.com  Ph: 9594024202


 
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