Sand and Seeds: The Surprising Stories Behind Humanity’s Most Vital Elements

Saturday, May 4 | 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Current Affairs
  • Environment/Nature

Vince Beiser and Mark Schapiro, moderated by Joshua S. Fouts

Without seeds, there is no food; without sand, there are no cities. Both are resources central to life on our planet. One element is animate, one inanimate. But both are at the center of global battles to control them, and both are threatened by corporate consolidation and climate change. Two leading journalists, Mark Schapiro (“Seeds of Resistance”) and Vince Beiser (“World in a Grain”), take us deep into the stories and futures of these vital elements—stories that are quirky, dramatic, and urgent.

Brower Center - Goldman Theater