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Organic food historian and panel discussion to highlight ‘Seeds of Salvation’ event at Creighton

Friday, March 31, Creighton University will host a panel discussion and presentation on the topic of sustainable farming and gardening, food justice, health and environmental issues.

“Seeds of Salvation: Organic Food, Farming, and Fairness,” opens at 11 a.m. in Room 3023 of the Harper Center with an interactive panel of Omaha’s local food proponents and experts. At noon, keynote presenter Robin O’Sullivan, PhD, a professor of history at Troy University and author of American Organic: A Cultural History of Farming, Gardening, Shopping, and Eating, will deliver a talk on the history of the organic food movement, sustainability and efforts at food justice.

O’Sullivan’s talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

This conversation is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a brown-bag lunch.

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