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Burning Ice

The oldest European seed bank

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The oldest European seed bank
The oldest European seed bank

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Sun 30.03 - Sun 30.03.14

Burning Ice - The Botanical Gardens houses the oldest European seed bank. It keeps the seeds of rare indigenous wild plants and there is a particular focus on its collection of wild beans and fabaceous plants. It is only very exceptionally that it is possible to have a guided tour of this unique seed bank.

Burning Ice

Forum of Alternatives: Agro-biodiversity

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Forum of Alternatives: Agro-biodiversity
Forum of Alternatives: Agro-biodiversity

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Sat 29.03.14

Burning Ice - Resilient food systems involve so much more than refraining from using genetic modification, chemical pesticides and artificial fertiliser. Come and discover some alternatives that already exist.

Burning Ice

The GMO-lobby bus tour

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The GMO-lobby bus tour
The GMO-lobby bus tour

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Fri 28.03.14

Burning Ice - Explore the world of the food lobbyists in the European quarter in Brussels and the pressure they exert in favour of genetically modified food and pesticides.

Urban Farming Bus Tour

Urban Farming Bus Tour

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Urban Farming Bus Tour
Urban Farming Bus Tour

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Sat 09.06.12

It’s the latest trend: producing food in the middle of the city. Urban farming in Brussels is alive and has potential. Maarten Roels (Ghent University) will give a guided bus tour of several town gardens and urban farms.

FoAM

Resilients Salon on Vegetal Culture

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Resilients Salon on Vegetal Culture
Resilients Salon on Vegetal Culture

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Sat 09.06.12

The FoAM urban laboratory in Brussels is researching how people and plants can live and work together to create a healthy environment. Their Resilients Salon is a relaxed event with thematically linked food and drink open to everyone. Entry is payable by tomato, home grown or otherwise. The tomatoes will be made into a tasty soup.

Burning Ice #5

OPENING NIGHT

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OPENING NIGHT
OPENING NIGHT

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Tue 05.06.12

Opening Night - openingsavond met o.a. Damien Chivialle, Annemie Maes, Els Dietvorst & Voorraad BRXL Réserve (expo), Anna Mendelssohn (performance) en Carolyn Steel (gesprek)

The Erroristas

An Evening with The Erroristas

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An Evening with The Erroristas
An Evening with The Erroristas

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Tue 18.01.11

In 2005 the Argentinian collective Etcetera, a group of artists, poets, actors and puppeteers, founded Errorist Internacional on the occasion of George W. Bush’s visit to the Summit of the Americas in Mar del Plata. Their motto was ‘Todos somos erroristas’. Indeed, in our capitalist society to err is human, and even necessary.