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Re: E-M:/ FORUM ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD



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Enviro-Mich message from Michele Scarborough <mec@voyager.net>
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Actually it is free, no registration necessary.



Pamela Howd wrote:

> How much to attend?  How do I sign up?  Thanks!
>
> Pam Howd
> howdp@state.mi.us
> Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
> Storage Tank Division
> Phone:  517-625-4617
> Fax:  517-625-5000
> STD homepage: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/std
>
> Working for a better future for the children of
> tomorrow.
>
> >>> Michele Scarborough <mec@voyager.net> 02/03 9:32 AM >>>
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> Enviro-Mich message from Michele Scarborough <mec@voyager.net>
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>
> >
> >
> >SEEDS IN THE WINDS OF CHANGE
> > A FORUM ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD
> >Saturday, February 12, 2000
> >9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
> >First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4001 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd, Ann
> Arbor
> >
> >Morning Session
> >9:00 - 9:10    Introduction
> >
> >9:10 - 9:40    Plant breeding, genetic engineering and the improvement
> of
> >plant and animal species - Dr. Charles Sing, University of Michigan
> >
> >9:40 - 10:10   The potential benefits of genetically modified organisms
>
> -
> >Dr. Donald Warkentin, Michigan State University
> >
> >10:10 -10:40   Environmental and health impacts of genetically modified
>
> >organisms - Dr. Michael Hansen, Consumers Union
> >
> >10:40 - 11:30  Discussion
> >
> >Lunch
> >11:30- 1:00    Organic, GMO-free, prepared by members of the Community
> >Farm of Ann Arbor
> >
> >
> >Afternoon Session
> >1:00 - 1:30    Perspective of local organic farmers - Paul Bantle and
> >Anne Elder, Community Farm of Ann Arbor
> >
> >1:30 - 2:00    Perspective of a local conventional farmer - Dale
> Lesser,
> >Lesser Farms
> >
> >2:00 - 2:30    Perspective from an organic food retailer - Michael
> >Potter, Eden Foods
> >
> >2:30 - 2:45    Break
> >
> >2:45 - 3:15    Social and political implications of genetically
> modified
> >crops - Renske van Staveran, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
>
> >
> >3:15 - 3:45    What can we do? Grassroots and community organizing -
> Ben
> >Lilliston, Organic Consumers Association
> >
> >3:45 - 5:00    Discussion
> >
> >
> >Organizers:
> >Paul Bantle and Anne Elder, Community Farm of Ann Arbor, tel. (734)
> >433-0261
> >Catherine Badgley, University of Michigan, Environmental Studies
> Program,
> >tel. (734) 763-6448
> >Ivette Perfecto, University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources &
> >Environment, tel. (734) 764-1433
> >
> >Sponsors:
> >Organic Growers of Michigan, Ecology Center, People's Food Coop, Whole
> >Foods Markets, Arbor Farms, Community Farm of Ann Arbor, Eden Foods,
> >University of Michigan -- Environmental Studies Program, Basic Food
> Group,
> >Environmental Issues Commission, New World Agriculture and Ecology
> Group,
> >and Agroecology Program
> >
> >
>
> --
> Michele Scarborough
> Member Services Director
> Michigan Environmental Council
> 119 Pere Marquette, Ste. 2A
> Lansing, MI 48917
> (517) 487-9539
> FAX (517) 487-9541
> mec@voyager.net
>
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Michele Scarborough
Member Services Director
Michigan Environmental Council
119 Pere Marquette, Ste. 2A
Lansing, MI 48917
(517) 487-9539
FAX (517) 487-9541
mec@voyager.net



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