Themester

TOUR: "Pollinators and Fertilizers: Animals in Food Production"

Note: A bus will transport students to the sites. Registration and other details pending.

Animals are active, albeit often reluctant collaborators in food production and consumption. Bees and domesticated animals support pollination and soil health and productivity, respectively. The intimate relationship between these animals and their human care takers, although labor intensive, results in creating and maintaining robust food ecosystems with an emphasis on sustainable agricultural practices. Through a visit to Bloomington’s Hilltop Garden and Nature Center, and Goat Conspiracy, a sustainable farm in Brown County, students will be exposed to discussions about the unique ways animals contribute to our food supply while exploring the complexities inherent in the partnership.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFO: Clicking below on "I'm going" does NOT register you. It adds this event to your IU calendar. Register at the Themester website: https://themester.indiana.edu/news-events/programs/pollinators-tour.html.

Co-sponsors or partners:  Department of Geography and IU Food Institute

Start
Friday October 12, 2018 01:00 PM
End
Friday October 12, 2018 05:00 PM
Location
Hilltop Garden and Nature Center, and Goat Conspiracy, a sustainable farm in Brown County
Contact
Olga Kalentzidou
Website
https://themester.indiana.edu/news-events/programs/pollinators-tour.html
Cost
Free, but registration required for limited seating. Register at the Themester website.
Contact Email
okalentz@indiana.edu
Sponsoring Unit(s)
Department of Geography and IU Food Institute
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