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Black Urban Growers Benefit at the Horticultural Society May 30, 2013

BUGsJoin the Black Urban Growers (BUGS) along with many notable local and national organizations on May 30, 2013 for an evening of food, music and conversation to raise funds for New York City’s third Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference:

Celebrating Black Farmers Past & Present

Guest Movers and Shakers:

  •  John Francis Ficara will present his award winning photo-documentary “Black Farmers In America.”
  • Regina Bernard – Assistant Professor of Black and Hispanic Studies at Baruch College
  • Kolu Zigbi – Program Officer for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at the Jessie Noyes Foundation
  • Karen Washington – Co-Founder of La Familia Verde Garden Coalition; Named one of Ebony Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People

Photo-documentary followed by Q&A
Refreshments and Appetizers
Move your feet to Soul, R&B, Rock, Funk, Jazz and Afrobeats

Horticultural Society
148 W 37th Street
13th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Thursday May 30, 2013
7:00-10:00 pm

Purchase Your Tickets Here!
Tickets $30 – Donations are welcome and encouraged.
Tickets available at the door.

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