Family Weekend: Incredibly Short Sustainability Documentary Festival
Join us for a screening of five short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of sustainability scientist and director of Carbon Nation®, Peter Byck. Student speakers will be present to discuss and answer questions about their films as well!
400 Sq Ft of Hope: Using tiny homes to create thriving communities for the homeless of Phoenix, Arizona.
Food Desert Deliverance: A mobile market that brings fresh produce to communities in a food desert.
The Best Garden You'll Ever Eat From: Crooked Sky Farms is a 40 acre vegetable farm about six miles west of downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The farm, owned by Frank Martin and managed by Heather Houk, is 100% organic. Frank's past working with chemicals on commercial farms motivated him to run his farm differently.
Manzo Elementary: Young students in west Tucson work together in a garden at Manzo Elementary School to plant and harvest vegetables sustainably for their community, which is in the midst of a food desert.
Water Rainglers: In a state known for its arid climate and limited water supplies, a group of Arizonans are doing what they can to utilize a free and natural resource, rainwater.
Popcorn will be provided.
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.