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SEEDS for SYRIA Festival

A one-day festival to celebrate and raise funds for an underground network in Syria that empowers people to grow their own food, by spreading seeds and farming skills.

PROGRAM
DAY
16:00 Seed Harvesting Workshop
18:00 Delicious syrian meal and film screening
19:30 Talk by Ahmad about Syria and Discussion

EVENING (21:00 – 03:00)
Live bands: Portuguesh Group and The Fat Cat

folllowwweedd by DJ Tremora Tropikal and Eliza Pizza!

The 15th Garden is a bottom-up network of urban gardens spread all through bombed cities in Syria. Apart from organic seeds, the network teaches people practical skills and raises awareness about food sovereignty.

“Defending food sovereignty – especially in times of war!
Wars are not natural disasters. They are constructed and run by humans. Those who derive benefits from wars play a driving role in their persistence. In wars, food – or rather the issues around access to food – is used as a weapon and political lever. Wars create a setting for market exploitation and to make the whole region and its people subservient.” (source: ASEED, link below)

All the money raised at the event will be dontated to 15th Garden.
We will ask a suggested donation of 5 euros at the door.

Sources and more info:
http://aseed.net/en/the-15th-garden-seeds-for-syria/
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/activist-sets-up-urban-farms-across-war-torn-syria/

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