First Presbyterian Church of Seattle

Location

1013 8th Ave.
Seattle
,
WA
98104
,
US

Website

Description

Welcome to Seattle First. We are a historic urban church experiencing an exciting new beginning. Our vision is to be a community of faith both in the city and of the city, reflecting the colorful mosaic of cultures, ethnicities and economies of the urban core and greater Seattle.

Future Events

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Past Events

Friday
Aug
2
2013
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 8am through Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 10pm
8am through Saturday, August 3 at 10pm
(Please forward) Justice Begins with Seeds 2013 International Conference Featuring Dr. Vandana Shiva August 2nd & 3rd , Seattle, Washington Seattle First Presbyterian Church, 1013 8th Avenue, Seattle WA 98104 Plymouth Church, United Church of Christ 1217 Sixth Avenue, Seattle WA 98101 Registration: http://2013jbsseattle-es2.eventbrite.com/?rank=1 Join food justice and NON-GMO food advocates for two days of plenaries, discussion groups and networking opportunities around SEEDS, SOIL, SOVEREIGNTY AND ACCOUNTABILITY. Get the tools you need to support the movement and advocate for NON GMO food! This annual conference is the largest gathering in the US focused on educating and creating awareness about the implications of GMO seeds. As an international platform to share, learn and launch campaigns in support of a GMO FREE food supply, speakers from various backgrounds will examine GMO seed’s relation to health, social justice, environment and corporate consolidation within local to global contexts. Conference organizer, the Biosafety Alliance, is a cross-sector, multi-level and interethnic alliance of people and organizations dedicated to NON GMO food. Planning committee includes: Acequias Institute, Agra Watch, Basil, Biosafety Alliance, California Food and Justice Coalition, Center for Farm Worker Families, Food First, IDEX, Navdanya Institute, Organic Consumers Association, South Central Farmers Cooperative, Vital Systems, Washington Biotechnology Action Council. For the 2013 edition, we are expecting food justice and non-GMO's advocates from the US, India and Canada. We have confirmed: Vandana Shiva, Wenonah Hauter, Devon Peña, Ignacio Chapela, Ann Lopez, Jeffrey Smith, David Bacon, Phil Bereano, Theo Ferguson, among dozens more. http://www.facebook.com/events/479252722143005/