When: Sunday, January 29, 2023, 1 – 3 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Foothills Mall, 7325 N. La Cholla Blvd. Ste 100, Tucson, Arizona
Barnes & Noble in northwest Tucson hosts author Seth Schindler who will discuss and sign his book, Sowing the Seeds of Change. Purchase your copy of Sowing the Seeds of Change and get it signed by the author while enjoying an afternoon of conversation.
About the book:
This profusely illustrated book chronicles the Community Food Bank’s (CFB) amazing success and evolution from a tiny grassroots hunger-relief organization to one with more than six thousand workers and an annual budget exceeding $100 million. The book gives voice to the thousands of CFB participants past and present, weaving their profiles and quotes throughout the book. These profiles personalize the history of the CFB and give readers an insider’s perspective on the people and events that shaped the food bank’s success. It shows how individuals working together can help prevent hunger and break the cycle of poverty that is its cause.
“Find out how one community led a nation by recognizing food insecurity as a systemic and personal problem and went about solving it with respect, dignity and the realization that community action aligned with individual responsibility can lead to resilience while strengthening the bonds that hold us together.”—Janos Wilder, James Beard Award-winning Tucson Chef
About the author:
Seth Schindler is an anthropologist and former curator of the Arizona State Museum. He has served as an NEH Research Fellow and Weatherhead Resident Scholar at the School for Advanced Research. Dr. Schindler’s specialties are diverse, ranging from the tribal art of New Guinea to the material culture of the Seri Indians of Sonora, Mexico. He has contributed articles to academic journals such as American Anthropologist and to books for the general public, including The Encyclopedia of Anthropology.