Agave Heritage Festival: Water Conservation & Agriculture for a Resilient Borderlands



11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., April 18, 2024

A morning of important discourse around the past, present and future of culture, conservation, and knowledge for an equitable and prosperous path forward.

Moderator  Michael Zellner of Sonoran Institute
Partners - Flowers and Bullets, Sonoran Institute, Southwest Folklife Alliance, Cox Communications, and Businesses for Water Stewardship

11am to 12pm - Berta Vasquez/Alex White of Rezpiral, Diana Pinzon of Zinacatan Mezcal - Agave Varieties, Water and the long history of people and plants

12:15 to 1:15pm – Opportunities for a Water Prosperous Region panel discussion with Harold Thomas of Businesses for Water Stewardship, Luke Cole of Sonoran Institute, and Tyler Colemna of International Sonoran Desert Alliance.

1:30pm to 2:30pm -Tito Romero with Flowers & Bullets, Dianna Pinzon of Zinacantan Mezcal, Alexandra Zamecnik of Native SEEDS, and Don Guerra of Barrio Bread discussing Bio Piracy and Heirloom Plants/Seeds.

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CLAS is a proud co-sponsor of this year's Agave Heritage Festival.