Food Sovereignty & Agriculture in Cuba with Eric Holt Gimenez, E.D. at Food First
When: Sunday, January 28, 2018, 12:30–2:00 p.m.
Where: Lenoir Rhyne University Board Room, 36 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
Curious about Food Sovereignty and Agriculture in Cuba? Join us for this FREE event!
Come learn about justice through the lens of food and agriculture with Eric Holt-Gimenez, Executive Director of Food First, an independent think tank that creates research to support communities and organizers in food justice and food sovereignty movements.
This 1-hour Skype session will cover food sovereignty work happening in the US and globally, the importance of the Cuban organic agriculture movement, and an introduction to the food sovereignty organization Food First. There will be time at the end for Q&A. Also learn about Organic Growers School’s upcoming trip to Cuba with Tour Coordinator Sera Deva.
Participants will have the option to stay for a 45 minute showing of the film The Power of Community after the presentation.
Contact Sera, Farmer Programs Associate
Organic Growers School is a non-profit organization providing organic education since 1993. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and support people in our region to farm, garden, and live organically.