Event Information:

  • Sat
    11
    Mar
    2017

    Tucson Festival of Books

    10:00 amUniversity of Arizona Campus

    Gary Nabhan is the W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Arizona, as well as the permaculture designer and orchard-keeper of Almuniya de los Zopilotes Experimental Farm in Patagonia, Arizona. Widely acknowledged as a pioneer in the local-food movement and grassroots seed conservation, Nabhan was honored by Utne Reader in 2011 as one of twelve people making the world a better place to live.

    A recipient of a MacArthur Genius Award, his twenty-six books have been translated into six languages. They include, "The Desert Smells Like Rain;" Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey;" Ethnobiology for the Future: Linking Cultural and Ecological Diversity;" Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land;" Where Our Food Comes From;" Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation."

    Scheduled events:
    Exploring the Truth Behind Creativity
    McArthur Award Winners discuss the creative process.

    Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible)
    Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Multigenre
    Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)

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