Can a Carrot Set Off a Revolution?

Can a Carrot Set Off a Revolution?

Throughout the Omega Center for Sustainable Living conference Seeds of Change: Cultivating the Commons, this quote from the French artist Paul Cézanne was featured prominently on the back wall of Omega’s Main Hall: “The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.”

omega 400x267 Can a Carrot Set Off a Revolution?While the original statement from the turn of the 20th century was referring to artistic styling rather than agricultural methodology, the feeling that fresh observation of our relationship with food could spark a revolution was present throughout the three day discussion of food justice, water rights, political action, and seed freedom. (You can view video of the entire conference free on demand through November 11, 2015.)

Here’s a taste of some of the more poignant takeaway moments of Seeds of Change, as expressed through the robust Twitter documentation of the event.

 

 

 

 

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