A Benefit For Growing Gardens
Friday, November 4thth 2016 • 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Mercy Corps, 45 SW Ankeny Street, Portland 97204
An evening to celebrate the pioneering work of bringing education and the experience of gardening to incarcerated youth and adults in Oregon’s correctional facilities.
6:00 – 7:00 pm • Opening Reception & Welcome
Meet friends, mingle and enjoy Hot Lips Pizza and Ten Barrel Brewing Co. beer!
7:00 – 8:30 pm • Exclusive Local Premiere —one night only!
From executive producer John Legend – the award winning documentary:
CAN YOU DIG THIS Inspired by “Gangster Gardener” Ron Finley, this extraordinary film follows the amazing journeys of four unlikely urban gardeners, whose lives are forever changed when they put their hands in the soil. See the movie trailer here.
8:30 – 9:00 pm • Panel Discussion, featuring individuals with first-hand experience of the benefits of garden education and hands-on gardening behind bars.
Tickets are $25 each and seating is limited. Purchase yours now!