September 1, 2015 at 8:45 pm

Food for Thought | Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan: Food and Farming Activist| Sept. 14

The Food for Thought Speaker Series kicks off 2015-16 with Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan on “New Crops from Wild Fruits: Re-Diversifying Cropping Systems” on Monday, Sept. 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Baker Theater.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception follows. Watch this event live on A&S TV.

Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan

Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan

Nabhan is a MacArthur Fellow and W.K. Kellogg Chair in Southwest Borderlands Food and Water Security at the University of Arizona. Nabhan’s research addresses conservation, biodiversity, and cultural diversity. He has also done significant work in seed saving, foraging, and pollinator habitat restoration.

Nabhan also is the keynote speaker at the Paw Paw Festival on Sunday, Sept. 13, at 1:30 pm.

This event is free and open to the public. A reception follows the talk. This event is co-sponsored by the Food Studies Theme, the Sustainability Studies Theme, the Ohio: Sense of Place Theme, the Knowing the Future Theme, the Common Experience Project on Sustainability, Environmental Studies, and the Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs.

For more information about the Food Studies theme or related events, contact or Dr. Theresa Moran, Assistant Professor and Food Studies Theme Director, at

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