* Gilbert's Eco-Garden, Moucron, Belgium. Courtesy of Amy Franceschini
OPENING: SEED BANK EXCHANGE
Thursday 21 and Friday 22 October, 6 p.m.
The Seed Exchange Bank is an initiative of Ecosecha in favour of decentralizing control of seeds and questioning the management models we generate or in which we take part in this culture. The Seed Exchange Bank and the activities held throughout the year are offered as a metaphor for the need for change in society today.
Thursday 21, 6 p.m.: Presentation of the Seed Exchange Bank by Ecosecha
Participants at the meeting: The Philogenetic Resources Centre at the Ministry of Science and Innovation (El Centro de Recursos Filogenéticos del Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación); The Seed Network of Andalucía (La Red Andaluza de Semillas); and the Madrid Institute for Rural Development and Research (Instituto Madrileño de Investigación y Desarrollo Rural)
Friday 22, 6 p.m.: A Pechakucha Evening:
Micro-presentations of experiences recovering seeds in Madrid by Aracove, the Centro de Educación Ambiental Puente del Perdón, Ecosecha, Parque Regional del Guadarrama and La Troje