"George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Way"
FREE Award-winning movie and walk to tour Denver's Sustainability Park!
Friday, September 28, 4-7 p.m.
4-5:30 p.m. – Movie and Q&A time
This spellbinding documentary movie will be shown in in the large conference room on the first floor of the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library. Space is limited to 50 participants on a first-come first-serve basis.
Danny Walker, Senior Librarian at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library.
Beverly Grant, founder of the Mo' Betta Green MarketPlace, a farmer's market on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays diagonally across the street from the library in the RTD Light Rail parking lot near 25th and Welton.
Fran Rew, founder of Topic-Talk Walks (TTWalks). George Washington Carver, inventor, microbiologist, educator, artist, and Christian mystic, is Fran's favorite historic example of a life of an "Economics of Compassion." Carver shared his economic understanding of nature, and sparked economic prosperity.
Leah Bry, founder and Executive Director of GreenLeaf. GreenLeaf engages youth in urban agriculture, farming on available lots in neighborhoods that don't have access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
5:30-5:45 p.m. & 6:30-7 p.m. – Walking conversation to and from our tour of Denver's Sustainability Park
Fran Rew and Leah Bry.
Beverly, Leah and Fran will also answer questions about the annual Full Moon Harvest Fest coordinated by Green Spaces and scheduled for the following day, Saturday, September 29, in Denver's Sustainability Park.
5:45-6:30 p.m. – Tour of Denver's Sustainability Park
Adam Gordon, Redline Art Center's Development and Special Projects Manager.
Leah Bry, founder and Executive Director of GreenLeaf.
For more information about this collaborative event, call Fran Rew at 303-321-1064, or go online to www.Meetup.com/TTWalks/events/81948072.
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