Thursday, May 30, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (all day) to Monday, May 3, 2021 (all day) to Mon, 05/03/2021 (All day)
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New Exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario:

“Growing Family: Design & Desire in Mennonite Genealogy”

Monday, May 6, 2019 — 8:30 AM to Friday, October 25, 2019 — 6:00 PM EDT to Fri, 10/25/2019 - 18:00
New Fraktur exhibit

Meg Harder is an interdisciplinary artist working and living in the Grand River Watershed. Harder graduated with a BA in Fine Art from the University of Waterloo, which included a six month exchange at Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem. She studied under Paula Wilson at Haystack Mountain school of crafts in 2018. She was the 2015 Eastern Comma Artist in Residence at Rare Charitable Research Reserve and at Vermont Studio Centre in 2018. She has exhibited at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Contemporary Art Forum of Kitchener and Area, and The Museum, Kitchener.

Thursday, May 30, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
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Feeding the Colony, the Nation and the Market: Transported Foodways and New Crops in Latin American Mennonite Communities

How did persistent attachment to wheat shape Mennonite settlement in Paraguay? What did it mean for Mennonites to rapidly expand the availability and affordability of butter, milk, and cheese in local markets in northern Mexico and eastern Bolivia? Learn how the place of Mennonites in Latin American societies over the past century has been premised on practices of producing, marketing and consuming food.

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