The Seeding Change program, which is a traveling program hosted by Illinois Humanities that gathers people to talk about the future of agriculture and rural Illinois communities, will be coming to Shelbyville on August 20th. Simon King, Director of the Carnegie Mellon University Design Center and one of the guest speakers with the program said how it’s a good way to hear a variety of perspectives on the future of agriculture.
King said how a youth spent in agriculture spurred a love of the industry, and how as an employee at a design firm in Chicago, he often saw the agriculture industry at the front of many technology trends to come out of Silicon Valley.
The program will be taking place on August 20th at the Chautauqua Auditorium in Shelbyville. The event is free although space is limited, so it is asked that you RSVP. That can be done online at ilhumanities.org or by contacting Program Coordinator Matt Meacham at 312-422-5589.