Film Screening: Walking Conversation and Tour
“George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Way”
Award-winning movie and walk to tour Denver's Sustainability Park!
Free and Open to the Public
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Movie and Q&A time. This spell-binding documentary movie will be shown at the Blair-Caldwell Library. Space is limited to 50 participants on a first-come-first-serve basis. CO-HOSTS: 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 lightrail parking lot near 25th and Welton. Fran Rew, founder of Topic-Talk Walks (TTWalks). George Washington Carver, inventor, microbioloist, 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 PM - 5:45 PM - Walking conversation to and from (6:30 PM - 7:00 PM) our tour of Denver's Sustainability Park. CO-HOSTS: Beverly, Leah and Fran will also answer quesions about the annual Full Moon Harvest Fest coordinated by Green Spaces and scheduled for the following day, Saturday, 9/29/2012, in Denver’s Sustainability Park.
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM - Tour of Denver’s Sustainability Park. CO-HOSTS: 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 http://www.Meetup.com/TTWalks/events/81948072/.
(Bring your own bag of finger food and water bottle for these dinner hours from 4 PM to 7 PM.)