The Future of Food: In the Desert and Beyond
- Kellogg Endowed Chair, Borderlands Food and Water Security
- University of Arizona Southwest Center
Planning for a more equitable food and water future for Arizona's rural and urban poor should be at the top of every list for social and environmental activists, for this state's food supply is among the most vulnerable with respect to water scarcity and climate change. This discussion will focus on how to "think like a foodshed" to prioritize both human community health and land health over the next half century.
Gary Paul Nabhan was named by Utne Reader as one of 12 innovators who made the world a better place in 2011 and has received two honorary degrees for his role as a pioneer in the local food movement.
5:30- 7:00 p.m.
(refreshments will be served)