Monday, February 25, 2013

A Pop-Up conversation with Cuba’s Urban Agriculture Pioneer - Roberto Perez (Northcote)

Roberto Perez, featured in the acclaimed film, “The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil”, will bring all his passion, flair and expertise to tell the 20 year of story of how hungry Havanans learned to grow over half of their fruit and vegetables in the city after Cuba’s oil and fertilizer supplies were cut by 90%.

Roberto will also talk about the key role Permacutlure played in the Cuban experience and hold a discussion about urban agriculture in Melbourne. Roberto Perez Rivero is the Environmental Education and Biodiversity Conservation Program Director of the Cuban NGO, the Antonio Nunez Jimenez Foundation for Nature and Humanity http://www.fanj.org/

Date : Thursday 28th February 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Where : CERES Fair Food Warehouse, 6/198 Beavers Rd, Northcote
Cost : Gold Coin- Tea , Coffee and provided
Enquires : email Peta petachristensen@cultivatingcommunity.org.au

Deano from the Good Brew Company will be in attendance with his ice cold sustainably brewed beer & soft drink for purchase.

Presented by CERES Fair Food and Cultivating Community

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