“Slow Food: A Model for Sustainable and Healthy Living.”
The University of Maine and ESTIA
6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 26
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27
University of Maine
Wells Conference Center
“(H)estia was Goddess of the Hearth or, more specifically, of the fire burning on a round hearth… (H)estia’s symbol was a circle … (H)estia was … a spiritually felt presence as well as a sacred fire that provided illumination, warmth, and heat for food” Jean Shinoda Bollen – Goddesses in Every Woman
- A non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to the protection of cultural and biological diversity and the preservation of biotic systems.
- An educational learning community pioneering an integrative human-ecological approach to education on issues of peace and sustainability.
- A model and a catalyst in the promotion of peaceful co-existence benefiting the local and the global community.
ESTIA was created as a means to advocate and support cultural and biological diversity and the preservation of vital living systems. The organization’s members work to develop workshops, courses, conferences and hands-on opportunities for people who are in need of exploring the realities of global interdependence.