From Garden Warriors to Good Seeds: Indigenous Food Sovereignty & Community Gardens

Event Information

Friday, April 6, 2018
4 PM
UCLA La Kretz Garden Pavilion

707 Tiverton Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Join Dr. Elizabeth Hoover as she discusses her book project “From ‘Garden Warriors’ to ‘Good Seeds;’ Indigenizing the Local Food Movement”. This work explores Native American farming and gardening projects around the country: the successes and challenges faced by these organizations, the ways in which participants define and envision concepts like food sovereignty, and the importance of heritage seeds. Dr. Hoover is the Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies at Brown University.

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Sponsored by: UCLA American Indian Studies Center, UCLA Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS), UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative Food Studies Program, and UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. All-day parking ($12-20) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 2, 3 and 4 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues). For more information, call 310-825-7315.