The Cultivate Forum on local food systems and sustainability is scheduled for Thursday, February 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in The Foundation Room of the El Paso Community Foundation, 333 N. Oregon Street, El Paso.
Cultivate is sponsored by the El Paso Community Foundation and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments are provided.
The February Forum will feature three presentations and a short documentary film including:
1. Transforming Urban Landscapes: Food Forests and Therapeutic Gardens-Lauren Baldwin, Principal and Director of Sustainability, Creosote Collaborative
2. Greening the Chihuahuan Desert-Alejandro Carrillo, Director, Pasticultores del Desierto, A.C.
3. Flash Agriculture: Soil Analysis for Organic Agriculture- Dr. Joe Ellington, Associated Faculty, Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology & Weed Science, New Mexico State University
4. “One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts”, a short documentary film Directed by Peter Byck