Spirit and Place 2009 – Inspiring Places

Don’t miss the many wonderful Spirit & Place events happening in Indianapolis this week. Here are the IWFM top event picks not to miss, all of which are FREE to attend:

Bill McKibben: Pursuing Prosperity and Local Sustainability Lecture, Q & A Session with the author of Deep Economy

Monday, November 09, 2009 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

IUPUI, Campus Center, CE450, 420 University Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Can Local Food Feed Indiana and the World? – Discussion, Panel, Q & A Session

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, 10:30-11:45 am

White Auditorium, Indiana State Museum

(This is not a Spirit & Place event, but it is one not to miss. Farmers Market favorite and president of Slow Food Indy, Todd Jameson will be one of the panelist in this conversation with Bill McKibben, author of Deep Economy.)

Market as Place Discussion, Panel, Q & A Session

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Christian Theological Seminary, Common Rm., 1000 W. 42nd St., Indianapolis 46208

(IWFM founder Laura Henderson is one of the panelists, bringing discussion of farmers markets as marketplace to the table.)

Neighborhoods: Inspiring Place, Improving Health – Discussion, Display, Lecture, Q & A Session

Thursday, November 12, 2009 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Indiana State Museum, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46219

Pecha Kucha: The Next Indianapolis – Twelve Inspiring Ideas compete with words and images for $10,000!

Thursday, November 12, 2009 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Toby, 4000 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis 46208

(Sure to be the event with the most at stake, twelve inspiring ideas for “The Next Indianapolis” will be presented. At the end of the night, the one idea will be awarded $10,000 to transform idea into reality. IWFM Founder Laura Henderson will present on behalf of Slow Food Indy, the White River State Park, Big City Farms and Urban Earth Indy the idea for the Slow Food Edible Garden at the White River State Park. Don’t miss the fun; you are certain to leave inspired!)

Bill Hudnut and John Fetterman: A Public Conversation Discussion, Film/Video, Panel, Performance, Q & A Session

Sunday, November 15, 2009 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th St., Indianapolis, IN 46260

Local Food Trends: Growing Community, Economy, Mutual Delight Dinner, Discussion, Panel, Q & A Session

Sunday, November 15, 2009 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

2442 N. Central Ave., Cityoga School of Yoga & Health, formerly the Indianapolis Winter Farmers Market, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Presenter(s): Janine Betsey, Neal Brown, Laura Henderson, Matthew Jose, Marc McAleavey, Gail Payne, David Wu, Chris Eley, with dinner conversations led by others pursuing food as place project in Indianapolis.

Free but pre-registration required. Call 317-985-5523 or e-mail gail@thegoodslife.com to register.


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