Saturday, September 18, 2010

Will Allen at Xavier Sunday Sept 26

Will Allen, recipient of a MacArthur Genius Award for his activism in demonstrating the connection between obesity and diabetes among urban populations and the lack of access to fresh fruits and vegetables among the urban poor and co-founder of the nonprofit Growing Power, which advocates urban farming, will speak on Growing Power and the Urban Farming Revolution at Cintas Center as part of Xavier University's 2010/2011 Ethics/Religion in Society lecture series.  The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Closing the Health Gap in Greater Cincinnati, the Civic Garden Center and the Central Ohio River Valley Local Foods Initiative.

Sunday September 26
7:00 pm
Cintas Center
Xavier University
Free and Open to the Public
For more information, contact The Center for Closing the Health Gap at 513-585-9872.


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