NEXT @ BONTON FARMSURBAN AGRICULTURE IN NORTH TEXAS
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12th
6907 Bexar St.
Dallas, TX 752155:30 - 7:30 PM
About the Event
Please register to join us for an interactive tour and discussion of urban agriculture, community engagement, and the impact of working collectively. We will conclude with a tour of the Bonton Farms and Market.
About the Speakers
Susie Marshall is the Executive Director of Grow North Texas, a non-profit that connects North Texan citizens with food, farms, and community in an effort to strengthen the food system. Susie works to ensure that everyone in North Texas has access to food, preferably from local producers.
Jesse Herrera is the Chief Visionary for Urban Theory, which helps mission centered organizations deliver scalable solutions to today’s most difficult challenges. A designer, construction manager and educator by experience, Jesse gained an early appreciation for the interdisciplinary, multi-faceted nature of design and its potential to solve complicated problems.
Daron Babcock owner of Bonton Farms & Market. Daron founded Bonton Farms in 2014 and currently serves as Executive Director. Bonton Farms exists to provide hope by offering a safe place for people who struggling with criminal activity, drug/alcohol addiction, leaving domestic abuse shelters and those just looking for a second chance. Bonton has established an open ended internship where they work together to remove any and all encumbrances that may be limiting them while building life and work skills to prepare them for the journey ahead.
USGBC Texas Chapter is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 1801 Royal Lane, Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75229
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 214-571-9244