Tuesday, July 9, 2019

SeedBroadcast agri-Culture Journal. SEED: Climate Change Resilience

The SeedBroadcast agri-culture Journal is now out and about at various locations such as food coops, cafes, farmers markets and available on line here where you can also access previous editions. 

This special edition SEED: Climate Change Resilience has been curated in conjunction with the SEED: Climate Change Resilience, a community engaged arts project exploring seed, arid-land agri-Culture, resiliency, and climate change. Created by SeedBroadcast, a New Mexico based arts and agri-Culture collective, in collaboration with numerous New Mexico farmers and seed stewards, this project features an interactive public exhibition to inspire and activate dialogue around seed, global warming, local food, healthy communities, and the revitalization of bioregional agri-Cultural practices.

Acoma Ancestral Lands Program, Española Healing Foods Oasis/Tewa Women United, Mer-Girl Gardens, and Tse Daa K’aan Lifelong Learning Community and many individuals who shared their seeds and seed stories.

Thank you to all that contributed the seed stories of which audio versions can be experienced throughout the sculptural installation "We Are Called To A Deep Intimacy". Also a shout out to the students of Nomad9 MFA program who spent a week with SeedBroadcast in New Mexico and created A Love Manifesto in Acts, which is a call to action for us all.

SEED: Climate Change Resilience exhibition and special events are at the Albuquerque Museum though September 22nd 2019.

Upcoming Free Special events:

Thursday July 18, 6:30pm – 7:30 pm
Seed Poetry
Together with a group of Albuquerque students, Poet Laureate Michelle Otero will create and perform original poems based on the exhibit, Seed: Climate Change Resilience. The poets will lead a walk through the exhibition and invite attendees to share their own reflections on the works.

Friday, Saturday July 26 27
Grain School 
Join Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance, in partnership with SeedBroadcast, The Garden’s Edge, and The Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens to learn expert techniques and hands-on skills to grow, harvest, mill, market, and bake with locally adapted grains. 
July 27 1:00 2:30 SeedBroadcast will lead a seed story workshop.
To register:

Saturday September 21, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Encuentro de Semillas // Gathering of the Seeds
Join us for a day filled with fun, creative, and educational activities, as Seed: Climate Change Resilience exhibition comes to a close and SeedBroadcast, along with community partners and local farmers, share strategies for seed resilience and calls-to-action. During this free event visitors will have the opportunity to learn about seed saving, participate in a community seed exchange, harvest amaranth, make art with Axle Contemporary Art and Radical Intervention, and listen to an in-depth panel discussion about bioregional and indigenous arid-land agriculture, climate change, and seeds.

9:30am – 11:00am - Seed Saving Workshop with Tiana Baca of The Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens and Brett Bakker of Cuatro Puertas/Arid Crop Seed Cache

11:00am – Noon - Seed Swap hosted by UNM Land Arts of the American West

1:00pm – 2:00pm - Amaranth Harvest with The Garden's Edge Seed Travels at A Garden: The Birds Arrive on the northwest side of the museum.

2:30pm – 4:30pm - Panel discussion about bioregional and indigenous arid-land agriculture, climate change, and seeds with Aaron Lowden, Director of Acoma Ancestral Lands Program and Youth Farm Corp, Beata Tsosie-Peña, Environmental Justice Program Coordinator for Tewa Women United, Ron Boyd, Farmer in La Villita, NM at Mergirl Gardens, and Joy Hought, Director of Native Seeds/SEARCH, a representative from the acequia farming community and SeedBroadcast. This conversation will be moderated by Rowen White, a Akwesasne Mohawk Seed Keeper, Director and Founder of Sierra Seeds.

All day:
Rachel Zollinger and UNM Art & Ecology Students will create Radical Intervention, an interactive, temporary mural made of soil + indigenous grass seeds. This project will take place on the north wall of the museum in conjunction with the project, A Garden: The Birds Arrive.

Join Axle Contemporary Art and their Potato Project making potato prints with colorful spices, making and eating potato soup.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

SeedBroadcast agri-Culture Journal #12

SeedBroadcast agri-Culture Journal #12 is now available in print at various places around New Mexico and the nation. Look out for them at farmers markets, your local Co-op and in surprise locations. Keep your eyes open for them.  They are also available on line here along with our past editions.

We will be producing a Special Edition of the Journal in the Summer of 2019 in tandem with the opening of Seed: Climate Change Resilience which opens June 22nd 2019 at the Albuquerque Museum. 

We invite you all to consider sending a submission. This could be a drawing, photograph, story, recipes for climate change, poem, action/ How to (what can we all do to keep the seeds alive), or an essay, with relevance to the essence of seeds, seed saving practices, climate change and food sovereignty. 

The main feature of this special edition will be a "tool kit" highlighting everyday actions that can be taken to address Seed and Climate Change Resilience. So send us your ideas!

We are looking forward to hearing from you.
Each of you holds a wisdom and it is this wisdom we hope to share. 

Please include a short bio, images should be at least 300 DPI 4” x 6” and include your mailing address as we will mail you a stack of printed copies to distribute in your own locale.

The deadline for submissions is May 27th, 2019. 

Send to seedbroadcast@gmail.com

Friday, January 11, 2019

SeedBroadcast agri-Culture Journal.

Contribute to the

SeedBroadcast agri-Culture Journal #12
DEADLINE February 18th 2019

SeedBroadcast agri-Culture Journal is a bi-annual collection of poetry, inspired thoughts, essays, photographs, drawings, recipes, How-to’s and wisdom gathered together from a national call out to lovers of local food and seeds.  This journal supports collaboration and the sharing of seeds, stories, resources, and inspiration within local communities and between individuals, while also providing pollination through diversified regional, national, and international internet-media networks.
It is also available in print at various locations in New Mexico and around the nation and directly from the Mobile Seed Story Broadcasting Station.
This edition will also be featured in the Seed the Resilience: Climate Change and agri-Culture Exhibition at the Albuquerque Museum.

If you contribute you will receive a stack of printed copies.

 Contribute   Participate   Propose

Send us your seed inspired poems, images, photographs, recipes, articles about your work, provocative essays, calls for seed action! 
This year SeedBroadcast is focusing on Seeds and Climate Change
The DEADLINE for the next edition is February 18th 2019

Please send your inquiries, proposals, and contributions to seedbroadcast@gmail.com
Images should be at least 300 dpi, 4" X 6" include captions, a short bio and your mailing address.

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions.