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Crooked River Conversation: Cleveland Author Kristin Ohlson

Date: Tue. April 2nd, 2019, 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
Location: Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom A, 10038 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106

Celebrate 50 years of Cuyahoga River rebirth! Author of the acclaimed The Soil Will Save Us, Kristin combines culinary and science in a tale of farmers and foodies who heal our soil and save our water. Includes riveting short films about family farmers, vintners and ranchers as part of Carbon Nation, the award-winning series by director and University of Arizona professor Peter Byck.

Following Kristin’s talk, there will be a panel discussion moderated by Peter Bode from the West Creek Conservancy.  The panelist include:

Justin Husher, Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District
Steven Larson, Urban Farmer
Nathan Lutz, Rust Belt Riders

This event is co-sponsored by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, XTINGUISH, Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District 70th Anniversary, Bon Appetit, Good Nature Organic Lawn Care, CWRU Office of Energy & Sustainability,
Lakewood Garden Center, and West Creek Conservancy and supported in part by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities.

Pre-lecture reception begins at 5:00 pm.  Programming will begin at 5:30 pm.

This event is free and open to the public.  Registration requested.


 

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