Eighth Avenue & Seneca Street
Seattle, WA 98101
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Food | Wine,
World-renowned biodiversity and global justice activist Vandana Shiva is speaking at the 3rd annual YES! Magazine celebration and fundraiser at Town Hall Seattle. Dr. Shiva will share her insights on developments from around the world that will determine the future of food. The event starts at 7:30 and a reception will follow featuring local drinks, delicious desserts and live music from local folk band Mercy Crow. A limited number of tickets are also available for a private dinner with Dr. Shiva before the event.
Town Hall is served by Metro bus lines 2 and 13, which stop directly in front of the building at Seneca, and line 12, which stops 1.5 blocks south on Madison at Eighth. There is a large pay lot immediately adjacent to Town Hall; enter the parking lot from Seventh Avenue, or Spring or Seneca streets.
TICKETS: General Admission $20
Click here for additional details and to order tickets: https://store.yesmagazine.org/event/
SPONSORS: Antioch University, Bainbridge Graduate Institute, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Domini Social Investments, Equal Exchange, Fremont Brewing, Girlie Press, Maven Meals, MaxEn Capital Advisors, Nature's Path, One PacificCoast Bank, PCC Natural Markets, Personal Safety Nets, Portfolio 21 Investments, Port Madison Enterprises, Proletariat Wine Company and Snoqualmie Tribe
CONTACT: Elizabeth Coplan, 206-842-5009 x213, email@example.com
About Vandana Shiva: Vandana Shiva is an ecofeminist, environmental activist and anti-globalization author. She has fought against genetic engineering, helped communities save seeds and is active in grassroots movements worldwide that change the way we think about agriculture and food. Dr. Shiva, currently based in Delhi, has authored more than 20 books. She was trained as a physicist and received her PhD in philosophy from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1978 with the doctoral dissertation "Hidden variables and locality in quantum theory." She received the Right Livelihood Award in 1993, and numerous other prizes.
About YES! Magazine: YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, YES! outlines a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement and stories about real people working for a better world. Project Censored calls YES! “the standard for solutions journalism.” Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman calls YES! a “vital voice of independent journalism.” Treehugger.com named YES! the best green business and politics website of 2011. YES! has been nominated repeatedly for Utne Media Awards and in 2013 won the top award for General Excellence. YES! Magazine has covered food justice and environmental issues since its founding in 1996. YES! Magazine provides daily coverage of sustainability stories at www.yesmagazine.org. $20