“In Defense of Land & Food Sovereignty” 2pm Tuesday, October 23, in PRD 302, the Nona McGreal Room. Meet and learn from Mixteca farmer Fermina Dominguez, of CEDECAM, the Center for Integrated Small Farmer Development, in Oaxaca, Mexico. Fermina has been part of the technical team of CEDICAM for over 14 years, promoting her experiences of soil conservation, reforestation of native trees, rainwater recollection, conservation of native seeds and food production, while promoting the importance of conserving a local food culture that includes products grown in the milpa system. CEDICAM is a community-run project, particularly in the indigenous Mixteca community, emphasizing reforestation efforts, native seed use, promotion of local markets, local food consumption and sustainable farming practices. One of their key models is farmer-to-farmer knowledge sharing. Sponsored by the COR General Education Program, Center for Global Education, Environmental Studies, and the Social Science Department.