Art+Agriculture #2 w/ Novella Carpenter & okanomodé
The second edition in Essential Arts' Art+Agriculture series focuses on Urban Agriculture and Food Justice. With artists, farmers, and organizers, we will discuss the intersections of creativity and change.
Novella Carpenter is the author of the NY Times-bestselling FARM CITY. She will talk about her experience Urban Farming in Oakland (and Beacon Hill). okanomodé-- expressionist composer, glamazon troubadour, musical experience & alter ego of performance artist SoulChilde BlueSun--will perform songs on the topic.
A group discussion will feature: Rev. Robert Jeffrey (Clean Greens), Erick Haakenson (Jubilee Farm), Rosy Smit (21 Acres), Maria Elena Rodriguez (Community Alliance for Global Justice), and Sean Conroe (Alleycat Acres). Eddie Hill (GroundUp) will moderate.
Also check out our "Urban Ag Bazaar" (with Seattle Tilth's Gardener Hotline, Central Co-op, Seattle Urban Farm Co-op, Jefferson Park Food Forest, and others)! Refreshments and healthy treats for sale!
Proceeds will benefit Alleycat Acres!
BIG THANKS TO:
* The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs smART Ventures for supporting the artists.
* University Bookstore, Stesha Brandon and their awesome staff for selling books.
* Monica Profitt and The Living Room for awesome support with the bar.
* Nell and the Central Co-op for generous help with refreshments.
$7 advance, $10 at the door
*Online special* $20 for an advance ticket *and* a signed copy of Novella Carpenter's book FARM CITY ($24 value! Paperback book; pick up at the event)
153 - 14th Avenue (at Fir)
Seattle, WA WA