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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

This event is part of the 2019 Cleveland Humanities Festival: Nature.

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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