Growing Food in the Perpetual Drought: Miracle Solutions from Israel and Beyond with Shahar CaspiDate & Time
March 10, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Grow More Food, Save More Water
In his Northern California farm, Israeli-born farmer Shahar Caspi is doing the extraordinary: growing food with a fraction of the water even drip-irrigation agriculture consumes. Deploying techniques both new and old, his approach may soon be a model for the rest of our drying state. Come learn his secrets firsthand from Shahar as he shares them with Urban Adamah.
See this recent article about Shahar in the Sacramento Bee. http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/article2596117.html
Urban Adamah is very excited to host Shahar. A question and answer session will follow the presentation and light snacks and warm drinks will be provided. Tickets are free in advance, $10 at the door.
About Shahar Caspi
Shahar was born and raised in a small village in central Israel. Growing up in a desert climate ingrained the importance of water conservation and sharing of the harvest into Shahar at an early age. He carries a degree in agriculture from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and currently resides with his family in Oregon House, California. There Shahar manages a vineyard in addition to growing food for the community of Oregon House.