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MFACD and Illahee Lecture Series: Gary Nabhan, Collaborative Conservation in Future Food Landscapes
Collaborative Conservation in Future Food Landscapes
Monday, May 5, 2014
7:30pm Swigert Commons
GARYNABHAN is an internationally-celebrated nature writer, food and farming activist, and proponent of conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural diversity. As the W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Arizona Southwest Center, he works with students, faculty, and non-profits to build a more just, nutritious, sustainable, and climate-resilient foodshed.
Nabhan will be joined by colleagues in conservation and food systems for a lively discussion about the future of conservation in food-producing landscapes in the west:
Kimberlee Chambers, Sustainability consultant at Native American Youth and Family Center and Assistant Professor, PNCA
Allison Hensey, Program Director, Oregon Environmental Council
Anthony Boutard, Ayer Creek Farm, author of Beautiful Corn