October meeting: Seeds, Food & Health in the age of Genetic Engineering

Stevia flowers from her garden. See her website at https://howmytexasgardensgrow.com

Seeds, Food & Health in the age of Genetic Engineering: An Overview

Thursday, October 19, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Bryan IHOP Restaurant, 758 N. Earl Rudder Frwy.

NOW AVAILABLE: Downloads from the presentation

Christine Shimek is an enthusiastic heirloom gardener who believes that the ability to collect and use seeds is a right, not just a privilege, for current and future generations.

As an heirloom gardener, she grows many of the plants that her family consumes. She enjoys sharing her knowledge about seed collection from her garden, and growing edible plants in pesticide-free gardening using soil improvement practices.

Her knowledge of Biochemistry, and Plant Pathology & Microbiology provide in-depth insight about engineered plants and heirloom seed collection. This presentation is an overview of current published knowledge about Heirloom gardening, GMOs, pesticides,  plant origins of pharmaceuticals, human health, and growing Herbs.

An outline

What is Heirloom Gardening?

  • Seeds produce plants, Plants produce seeds
  • No packaged chemicals


  • Engineered, Modified with Technology, or Traditional Plant Breeding
  • Why make GMOs?
  • GMOs & Food
  • GMOs & Soil
  • GMOs & Herbicides

Staying Healthy or Getting Sick

  • Germs
  • Immune system
  • Vaccines

What is Geoengineering?

  • Resources

We’ll see you Thursday!

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