University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
Show sidebar contents

Gary Paul Nabhan

Benjamin Drummond

Hensley Beverage Company

Gary Paul Nabhan is an internationally-celebrated nature writer, agrarian activist and ethnobiologist who tangibly works on conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural diversity. He is currently the W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Arizona's Southwest Center. He is author or editor of 26 books translated into six languages, a number of which have won awards. In addition to his research, teaching and community service on sustainable food systems, Nabhan farms during the summer in Patagonia, Arizona.

He is a contributor to the new book "Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future."

Visit website | Facebook Twitter

Scheduled events:
The Future of Food & Farming
UA W.K. Kellogg Chair Gary Paul Nabhan joins Tucson-based writer and farmer Debbie Weingarten and Tucson rancher Dennis Moroney for a multidisciplinary conversation on the future of food, farming and farm literacy, uniting agrarians young and old.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 140, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Signing area: Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Gary Nabhan, Debbie Weingarten
Moderator: Dennis Moroney

Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Princeton Architectural Press/ Chronicle
March 2017
ISBN 9781616895303
176 pages
$19.95, INSTORE
Buy now

An agricultural revolution is sweeping the land. Appreciation for high-quality food, often locally grown, an awareness of the fragility of our farmlands, and a new generation of young people interested in farming, animals, and respect for the earth have come together to create a new agrarian community. More/less

Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Chelsea Green
June 2013
ISBN 9781603584531
Paperback, 256 pages
$29.95, INSTORE
Buy now

Presents advice for farmers and gardeners on growing techniques, design features, and water delivery systems which can reduce the stress of heat and drought on plants and orchards.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

Show sponsors