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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Monday, 27 October 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Are You What You Eat? - Amazing Adventures in the History of Agriculture!
Six Part Fall 2014 Madison Free Skool Series
Oct. 13th through Nov. 24th 6:00 pm Rainbow Bookstore (426 W. Gilman)

Does it matter if the earth is dead or alive? If we call it animal science or animal husbandry? How come it is so hard to grow food in the city? Where have all the peasants gone? Why do food/farm workers deserve a living wage? Should food be treated as a weapon? As a human right? What does it mean to say UW-Madison is a land grant college? Is food irradiation or seed patenting a good idea? What about the fence or the plow? What's the difference between food security and food sovereignty?

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This is a weekly volunteer session to read letters, match requests with books, wrap packages, and restock our library.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative will be selling books at this event.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

This is a weekly volunteer session to read letters, match requests with books, wrap packages, and restock our library.

Monday, 10 November 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Are You What You Eat? - Amazing Adventures in the History of Agriculture!
PART 4 of 6

Does it matter if the earth is dead or alive? If we call it animal science or animal husbandry? How come it is so hard to grow food in the city? Where have all the peasants gone? Why do food/farm workers deserve a living wage? Should food be treated as a weapon? As a human right? What does it mean to say UW-Madison is a land grant college? Is food irradiation or seed patenting a good idea? What about the fence or the plow? What's the difference between food security and food sovereignty?

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Kari Lyderson for a discussion of her book, "Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago's 99%"

Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Sean Bishop will read from his newly-published book, The Night We're Not Sleeping In, the winner for the 2013 Katheryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry selected by Susan Mitchell. Sean is a recipient of the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing’s Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship. He coordinates the MFA and Fellowship programs in creative writing at the University of Wisconsin and is also the founding editor of BETTER and former managing editor of Gulf Coast.

Monday, 17 November 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Are You What You Eat? - Amazing Adventures in the History of Agriculture!
PART 5 of 6

Does it matter if the earth is dead or alive? If we call it animal science or animal husbandry? How come it is so hard to grow food in the city? Where have all the peasants gone? Why do food/farm workers deserve a living wage? Should food be treated as a weapon? As a human right? What does it mean to say UW-Madison is a land grant college? Is food irradiation or seed patenting a good idea? What about the fence or the plow? What's the difference between food security and food sovereignty?

Monday, 24 November 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Are You What You Eat? - Amazing Adventures in the History of Agriculture!
PART 6 of 6

Does it matter if the earth is dead or alive? If we call it animal science or animal husbandry? How come it is so hard to grow food in the city? Where have all the peasants gone? Why do food/farm workers deserve a living wage? Should food be treated as a weapon? As a human right? What does it mean to say UW-Madison is a land grant college? Is food irradiation or seed patenting a good idea? What about the fence or the plow? What's the difference between food security and food sovereignty?