[evoz] Cafe Simpatico Jan 31 - El Porvenir - Vision for Organic Food Security

CAFÉ SIMPATICO

Friday January 31, 2020 1923 Fernwood Road.

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Doors open 7 pm Live music 7:30 pm Presentation 8 pm

El Porvenir : A Self-sustainable Vision for Organic Food Security ~ an illustrated presentation by Álvaro Moreno

Learn how small organic producers are securing self-sustainability and food security for their region. Alvaro will also discuss the impact of the peace accords in community development in Colombia.El Porvenir” is a Spanish term that has no translation into English. It basically means “The way forward” or “A vision for the future”.

In May 2019, Álvaro completed a one-year placement in Colombia with Cuso International. He worked as an Organizational Development Advisor for Fruandes, a small, fair trade, organic enterprise exporting dried fruit to the US, Canada, and Europe. Álvaro also helped Fruandes develop a strategic plan, and assisted a small cooperative of organic farmers start an inspiring agro-eco-tourism plan to promote self-sustainability and food security.

Presented by the Victoria Central America Support Committee


All welcome Donations appreciated Refreshments Fair trade Organic coffee

For more information see: https://www.victoriacasc.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/vcasc/

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