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Tierralismo: Cultivating Change

Date Oct 3, 2013
Time 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  
Location UIC Latino Cultural Center
Sponsor UIC Latino Cultural Center
Event type Event
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Originating Calendar UIC Sustainability Events Calendar
This documentary offers a close look at urban agricultural cooperative, Organopónico Vivero Alamar, in Cuba. The cooperative provides an example of how organic agriculture can be practiced in a city and contribute to local development by facilitating access to healthy food at fair prices while creating jobs. Through its unique design and policies, it has made environmental principles and collective labor its sources of greater efficiency.