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The Gymnasium
Studio 206
2637 27th Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55406

Odd Socks October 13-Bogs and Poultry

Join us
Friday evening, October 13
for a scintillating
Odd Socks
Christine Baeumler
agronomist/Main Street Project’s Chief Strategist
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin

Christine will discuss her fascination with bogs and her ongoing concern with places that have been viewed as “wastelands.”

Reginaldo will talk about about building a
poultry-centered regenerative food and agriculture system.

Each will speak briefly about their passions.
Then we turn it over to the audience and our presenters to find similarities
and make weird connections!

WHO:  You and Odd Socks Presenters
Christine Baeumler
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin

WHEN: Friday, October 13 from 7:30 pm until 9 pm
(doors open at 7 pm—come early!)

WHERE: Studio 206 in the Ivy Building, 2637 27th Ave S,
Minneapolis, MN 55406

WHAT TO EXPECT: Wine, beer, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, ping pong, foosball, fun people
and an energetic, intriguing presentation that will inspire and engage your brain!

HOW MUCH: Tickets cost $15 (reservations recommended)

RESERVATIONS:  Brown Paper Tickets

As an artist and educator, Christine Baeumler explores the potential of art as a catalyst to increase awareness about environmental issues and to facilitate stewardship. Baeumler’s community-based environmental art practice is collaborative and involves the ecological and aesthetic transformation of urban sites with attention to increasing biodiversity, improving water quality, providing habitat and engaging with youth on issues of sustainability. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota in the area of Interdisciplinary Art and Social Practice.
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin began working on economic development projects with indigenous Guatemalan communities in 1988. He served as a consultant for the United Nations Development Program’s Bureau for Latin America and as an advisor to the World Council of Indigenous Peoples. He was a founding member of the Fair Trade Federation in 1994. Regi served as Director of the Fair Trade Program for the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy from 1995 to 1998, and led the creation, strategic positioning, start-up and launch of Peace Coffee, a Minnesota-based fair-trade coffee company. Regi’s work in food and agriculture has gained national and international attention.