Teen Tuesday - Exploring Food Security
Teen Tuesday - Exploring Food Security
WhenTuesday, August 4, 2020, 3 – 3:45 PM
CategoriesWebcasts & Online
SponsorNatural History Museum
Event LocationOnline; Internet connection required
CostFree; registration is requested but not required.

What is food security, and how is it connected to sustainability and social justice? Join us for a conversation with educators and a teenage entrepreneur from urban gardening organization City Blossoms, plus Dr. Bathsheba F. Bryant-Tarpeh, who studies food access and international development. We will discuss how food touches all aspects of our lives, how growing access to green spaces and healthy foods can change communities, and how you can green your own community through gardening!

Who you'll meet: City Blossoms Youth Co-op Manager Lauren Newman, Mighty Greens teen entrepreneur Jadyn, and Bathsheba F. Bryant-Tarpeh of the Smithsonian Conservation Commons 

How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to join: https://zoom.us/j/97863762769
Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering you help us learn about who is attending our programs while the museum is closed, so we can better serve our audiences. You also get an opportunity to opt-in to our museum e-newsletter and be notified of future live video programs.

About Teen Earth Optimism
Teen Earth Optimism video webinars are back and better than ever! Each program is 45 minutes long and features a group conversation between a museum educator and multiple guests, including Smithsonian scientists, members of DC community organizations, and teenagers sharing their perspectives on issues surrounding climate change and how everyone can contribute to climate solutions.

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