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Virtual Nordic Talks: Preventing the Collapse of Colonies: Saving Bees and the Global Food Supply

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Jul 17
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Virtual Nordic Talks: Preventing the Collapse of Colonies: Saving Bees and the Global Food Supply
Jul 17, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm PST

The National Nordic Museum will host a series of Nordic Talks, sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers, focused on the theme of food security and sustainability. During these talks, leading innovators and advocates for sustainable food practices and conservation will discuss solutions to contemporary issues in the areas of fine dining, food processing and packaging, and agriculture. The Museum has invited leaders from the Nordic region and the State of Washington to participate in this series of talks which will increase awareness and inspire positive actions for a more secure and sustainable world.

This series of talks consists of thematic panels led by industry leaders from the Nordic region and the United States, and discusses clever solutions to timely problems in the areas of fine dining, food processing and packaging, and agriculture. The talks in this series will be conducted virtually. 

Panel Three: Preventing the Collapse of Colonies: Saving Bees and the Global Food Supply

This panel will move beyond discussions of food consumption to address the first step in the cultivation of plant-based foods. Panelists from Washington State University and the Nordic countries will discuss efforts to combat declining populations of the world’s most important pollinator—bees.

Read about all 4 talks in the series here

Cost: Free; RSVP to receive the link

Virtual Nordic Talks: Preventing the Collapse of Colonies: Saving Bees and the Global Food Supply
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The National Nordic Museum will host a series of Nordic Talks, sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers, focused on the theme of food security and sustainability. During these talks, leading innovators and advocates for sustainable food practices and conservation will discuss solutions to contemporary issues in the areas of fine dining, food processing and packaging, and agriculture. The Museum has invited leaders from the Nordic region and the State of Washington to participate in this series of talks which will increase awareness and inspire positive actions for a more secure and sustainable world.

This series of talks consists of thematic panels led by industry leaders from the Nordic region and the United States, and discusses clever solutions to timely problems in the areas of fine dining, food processing and packaging, and agriculture. The talks in this series will be conducted virtually. 

Panel Three: Preventing the Collapse of Colonies: Saving Bees and the Global Food Supply

This panel will move beyond discussions of food consumption to address the first step in the cultivation of plant-based foods. Panelists from Washington State University and the Nordic countries will discuss efforts to combat declining populations of the world’s most important pollinator—bees.

Read about all 4 talks in the series here

Cost: Free; RSVP to receive the link

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