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Cultivate returns on January 18

December 28, 2017
Cultivate returns on January 18

The first of the quarterly Cultivate Forums of 2018 will include a presentation on harvesting rain water and a short documentary on farming.

The next Cultivate Forum on Local Food Systems and Sustainability will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 18 in the El Paso Community Foundation’s Foundation Room, 333 N. Oregon, across from San Jacinto Plaza. It is free and open to the public.

On the program:

• “Rainwater Capture and Harvesting,” by Dr. John Walton, an environmental engineering professor in the Civil Engineering department of the University of Texas at El Paso

• “The Last Desert Grassland: Protecting New Mexico’s Otero Mesa,” by Kevin Bixby, Executive Director of the Southwest Environmental Center

• “Jardin de Milagros — Where Does the Food Go??,” by farmer Jerry Hobson

• “Farming for the Future,” Aditi Desai’s 7-minute 2013 documentary on a fifth generation Virginia farmer’s move to a more natural, environmentally healthy approach to farming

Information: Gary Williams, 915-533-4020,