'Celebrate the rich diversity of our seeds and bio-cultural
Seed Diversity Exhibition | Interaction with seed savers | Bastar Tribal Dance | Community
song & music | Books | Films | Discussions
February 19 to 21, 2012 (9 am to 7 pm), at Janata Kendra,
near Mumbai Central Station (west), Tulsiwadi, Tardeo, which is the main venue
for all 3 days.
Parallel events/seminars are planned at the Tata
Institute of Social Sciences (TISS); IIT (Powai); Bombay Natural History
The Seed Festival is a joint initiative of groups from Chhattisgarh,
Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Pondicherry and Uttarakhand,
working for in situ conservation and
promotion of seed diversity and related knowledge – our collective bio-cultural heritage – evolved,
preserved and shared by the indigenous people and farming communities of India. This priceless heritage is now under threat of being lost forever. The support of all is greatly needed to preserve it!