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Thursday, April 19, 2012
12:20 PM - 1:30 PM

Focus on Food speaker series: Carlton Jackson, Tunnel Vision Hoops

Hathaway Brown School's Focus on Food Lunchtime Speaker Series:Carlton Jackson, Founder of Tunnel Vision Hoops, LLC (Reception Room)Carlton Jackson is an entrepreneur with a passion and vision for transforming food systems in the United States. In the past couple of years he and his business partner at Tunnel Vision Hoops have designed and built high tunnel hoop houses all over northeast Ohio, extending our growing season, with the potential for year-round production. Lauded by local horticulturalists and nationally known organic producers such as Elliot Coleman for their innovative hoop designs, Tunnel Vision Hoops is making its mark in the organic and diversified farm food production scene. Mr. Jackson will speak not only on the business of building hoops, but also more broadly about philosophy, food, and the direction we are taking as a nation. His discussion promises to be enlightening and wide-ranging. Free to the public. Space is limited. RSVP to Torrey McMillan (tmcmillan@hb.edu) by April 13. Light lunch provided ($6.00 suggested donation).Hathaway Brown School's Focus on Food Lunchtime Speaker Series:Carlton Jackson, Founder of Tunnel Vision Hoops, LLC (Reception Room)Carlton Jackson is an entrepreneur with a passion and vision for transforming food systems in the United States. In the past couple of years he and his business partner at Tunnel Vision Hoops have designed and built high tunnel hoop houses all over northeast Ohio, extending our growing season, with the potential for year-round production. Lauded by local horticulturalists and nationally known organic producers such as Elliot Coleman for their innovative hoop designs, Tunnel Vision Hoops is making its mark in the organic and diversified farm food production scene. Mr. Jackson will speak not only on the business of building hoops, but also more broadly about philosophy, food, and the direction we are taking as a nation. His discussion promises to be enlightening and wide-ranging. Free to the public. Space is limited. RSVP to Torrey McMillan (tmcmillan@hb.edu) by April 13. Light lunch provided ($6.00 suggested donation).

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