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How To Be An Independent Farmer in Central Texas
BY LINDA PEREZ
@ VOL 6
ON MAY 24, 2012
"I'm very glad ranching was my had to do's and I'm very glad I did it."
In "How To Be An Independent Farmer in Central Texas" from PechaKucha Night San Antonio Vol. 6, Linda Perez describes her journey in becoming a rancher. She was born and raised in San Antonio. Over the course of her life, she has cleaned hominid fossils and taught secondary school in Kenya, done research at Harvard University and conducted a health care survey in the Andes Mountains, helped initiate sustainable agriculture and rural businesses in Zambia and assisted in HIV/AIDS awareness & prevention in Swaziland. Since 1993, she has overseen the development of a herd of Beefmaster cattle on her 300-acre L&M Ranch, 40 minutes south of San Antonio. Her presentation focuses on her life as an independent, organic farmer in the heart of Texas.
30 Days of Bookstore Closings
BY JIAN GUO XIONG DI
Jian Guo Xiong Di is an independent curator, and in his presentation he covers the well-received “30 days of bookstore closings” project he produced last year. Why 30 days? Jian Guo explains that he would like to use this art performance to let people realize that these days so many bookstores are disappearing. (in Chinese)
When Rice Attacks!
BY MATT ALT
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA
ON APR 19, 2014
Resident yokai expert Matt Alt comes at us with yet another fascinating look into the world of Japanese monsters. This time he elaborates on the creatures that lurk between lines of planted rice paddies.
"Presentation of the Day" on May 2, 2014.
Young Activist Farmer
BY SHAANI SINGH
@ AGRICULTURE: FOOD WITHOUT BORDERS
ON MAR 11, 2017
Shaani Singh is a small scale organic farmer working with "Hope Blooms" and the "Just us! Centre for small farms." In addition to her farm and food work, she spends her time filmmaking, building community through the art of hosting, & playing music.