The El Paso Community Foundation’s next Cultivate Forum on local food systems and sustainability will feature an award-winning documentary short film and talks about a project that promotes environmentalism, education and the arts, local food hubs, and the relationship between responsible farming and the local local economy.
The Cultivate Forum will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 30 in the Foundation Room of the El Paso Community Foundation, 333 N. Oregon Street.
It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.
Here’s the program:
• Green Hope Project: Art, Education, and Environmentalism — Presented by Green Hope Project President Candace Printz, an art teacher at El Dorado High School.
• Local Food Hubs — Presented by Adriana Clowe, President of the Desert Spoon Food Hub.
• Growing the Local Economy Through Responsible Farming — Presented by Max Rapaport, development manager of Grow Wild and Sierra Vista Growers.
• Lost World, a 16-minute documentary short film, and Sundance Grand Jury prize winner, by Kalyanee Mam about an existential threat to Cambodia’s mangrove forests.
For more information, call 915-533-4020.