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Cultivate Forum - January 19

December 29, 2016
Cultivate Forum - January 19

The El Paso Community Foundation will host a lightning forum on Food Systems and Sustainability January 19, 2017 in the Foundation Room, 303 N. Oregon. The Forum begins at 5:30pm. This first gathering of 2017 will feature three speakers and two short films.


1) Dr. Mark Cioc-Ortega, Chair, Department of History, Professor, UC Santa Cruz - “The Historic Rio Grande in Paso del Norte”

2) Mike Gaglio,Owner of High Desert Native Plants - “Water Harvesting”

3) Dr. Elizabeth Walsh, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences-UTEP and President of the Vegetarian Society of El Paso. - “The Joy of Being Vegetarian”

And there will be two short documentary films.

There will be plenty of time for discussion and collaboration afterwards.

Food will be catered by Chef Michael Ross. Call 915-533-4020 or email for more information.

Cultivate is a project of the El Paso Community Foundation.